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Postmodernism and Urban Space
Marisol, by La Visita, 1964
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Theories and Topics  Cultural Texts
General introduction 
 一般介紹
1)A. 喧譁繁衍大哉問: 後現代主義簡介
   中文介紹(2)
   B. Postmodernism and Postmodernity
         *"台灣地區後現代狀況年表 :未完成" 
  C. intro. site: Postmodernism
2) Jencks--history and definitions
Selected articles on Taiwanese identity (summary)
architecture -- 
I. Postmodernity
後現代性
3) Jameson--late capitalism and post-industrial society 
中文
* Online Version: The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (with pictures) 
(local excerpted version)
pastiche or parody? Andy Warhol
4) Lyotard--deligitimation and the postmodern sublime 
    * E-Text: The Postmodern Condition

5) Habermas -- modernity, an unfinished or failed project? 

Is Internet a public sphere?-- 
Visit a BBS and observe the dynamics of their interaction 
6) Beaudrillard--TV and computer simulation
7) "Ecstacy of Communication"
 
II. Postmodernism (1):  Literature & History
後現代主義(I)︰文學與歷史
 
8) Theories of Metafiction; "Introduction," Metafiction Midnight's Children

後現代歷史與台灣國家主體建構︰以侯孝賢為例
《高砂百合》 time line, etc

9) Hutcheon  "Historiographical Metafiction"
"The Politics of Parody"
中文
Housekeeping; The Stunt Man
10) John Barth "Literature of Replenishment" 
11) Postmodern Poetry
Taiwanese Postmodern Poetry (an Outline in Chinese)
II. Postmodernism (II): Poststructuralism
 後現代主義(II)︰後結構主義
12) Roland Barthes & 11) Representation
intro. site: Some Post-Structural Assumptions
13) Michel Foucault, Power & Subject
14) "Foucault and the Social Sciences"
15) Representation & Hyptertext hypertext theories
歧路花園:  抹黑李白.詩組, 追夢人 and the  essays 
II. Postmodernism (III): Postmodern Politics & Postmodern Popular Culture
後現代主義(III)︰後現代政治與大眾文化
Postmodernism and Postcolonialism: overlapping, contamination or assimilation? 
16) Simon During
17) Postmodernism and Feminism
 Owen--pm & feminism
 feminist photography:Barbara Kruger,   Cindy Sherman Madonna 
18) Laclau--Neo-Marxism debates on Taiwan's  independence
 TV (music video) and Internet
19) MTV Meets Postmodern  Theory 
*"Cable Channel and National Immaginary"from 傳播與認同
Music Videos and their Singers
II. Postmodern Space; Postcolonial Resistance
後現代空間、後殖民抗拒

 B. Other examples of pastiche and parody:
Question: Can we make a clear distinction between the two?

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