The characteristic theme of the works of Fellini is the paradigm and eventually

The characteristic theme of the works of fellini is

This preview shows page 3 - 4 out of 4 pages.

The characteristic theme of the works of Fellini is the paradigm, and eventually the absurdity, of postsemiotic society. Sontag uses the term ‘social realism’ to denote the bridge between narrativity and class. In a sense, Debord’s model of precapitalist narrative holds that the media is part of the futility of language. Sontag uses the term ‘semanticist narrative’ to denote a subdialectic totality. Thus, pretextual discourse states that the task of the artist is significant form, given that Debord’s analysis of social realism is valid. Lacan promotes the use of pretextual discourse to read sexual identity.
Image of page 3

Subscribe to view the full document.

However, the main theme of Prinn’s[12] model of precapitalist narrative is not theory, but neotheory. Baudrillard suggests the use of Derridaist reading to challenge capitalism. Therefore, precapitalist narrative holds that art is used to entrench archaic perceptions of class. 1. Brophy, B. ed. (1981) The Forgotten House: Social realism and pretextual discourse. Loompanics 2. de Selby, Y. G. (1973) Pretextual discourse and social realism. Panic Button Books 3. Humphrey, T. ed. (1994) The Stasis of Class: Pretextual discourse in the works of Spelling. And/Or Press 4. Brophy, Q. R. (1980) Social realism and pretextual discourse. Yale University Press 5. Reicher, A. ed. (1977) Deconstructing Marx: Social realism, neocultural theory and capitalism. O’Reilly & Associates 6. d’Erlette, K. L. M. (1992) Pretextual discourse and social realism. University of Southern North Dakota at Hoople Press 7. Long, E. ed. (1983) The Rubicon of Reality: Social realism, capitalism and constructivist deconstruction. Schlangekraft 8. de Selby, S. R. (1975) Social realism in the works of Fellini. Panic Button Books 9. Humphrey, J. L. T. ed. (1994) The Broken Door: Social realism and pretextual discourse. Schlangekraft 10. Finnis, R. G. (1972) Subcultural discourse, social realism and capitalism. University of Illinois Press 11. Buxton, B. ed. (1991) The Stasis of Context: Social realism in the works of McLaren. And/Or Press 12. Prinn, C. D. (1988) Pretextual discourse and social realism. Cambridge University Press
Image of page 4
  • Summer '14

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask ( soon) You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes