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1 self reexivity 2 an exploration of psychological

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Unformatted text preview: and, like the political manifestos, often radically different one from the next (eg. surrealism, dadaism, cubism, futurism, expressionism, existentialism, primitivism, minimalism, etc.). —༉  In general, this radicalism is driven by a sense that Enlightenment values may be suspect. Modernists therefore participate in a general questioning of all the values held dear by the Victorian period and previous movements (narrative, referentiality, religion, progress, bourgeois domesticity, capitalism, utilitarianism, decorum, empire, industry, etc.). —༉  Many modernists also tend to take the Romantic exploration of the irrational, the primitive, and the unconscious to darker extremes, as in, for example, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1899), James Joyce's Finnegan’s Wake, or Salvador Dali’s surrealism. —༉  1) self- reflexivity —༉  2) an exploration of psychological and subjective states, combined sometimes with a rejection of realism or objective representation (as in expressionism or stream- of- consciousness writing). —༉  3) alternative ways of thinking about representation (eg. cubism,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2014 for the course HUMA 1301 taught by Professor Holt during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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