In many ways postmodern artists and theorists

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Unformatted text preview: which attempts to see the same event or object from multiple perspectives at the same time). —༉  4) radical experimentation in form, including a breakdown in generic distinction (eg. between poetry and prose, with the French prose poem and the poetic prose of Gertrude Stein or Virginia Wolf as prominent examples). —༉  5) fragmentation in form and representation (eg. T. S. Eliot's "Wasteland"). —༉  6) extreme ambiguity and simultaneity in structure (eg. William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury, which offers the same events from radically different focalized perspectives). —༉  7) some experimentation in the breakdown between high and low forms (eg. Eliot's and Joyce's inclusion of folk and pop- cultural material in their work), though rarely in a way that is easily understandable by the general masses. —༉  8) the use of parody and irony in artistic creation (eg. James Joyce's Ulysses or the creations of the surrealists and dadaists), though again in a way that tends to be difficult for the mass consumer to understand. —༉  One of the problems in dealing with postmodernism is in distinguishing it from...
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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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