Tag Archives: post modernism

August 12

May We Be Forgiven – A.M. Homes and the post modern ‘after’. (book review)

In a rather broad brush stroke of a statement, one of the problems I have with books written by women is the reluctance to expand into universal themes, or send their novel to the far corners of the universe in its scope. I say this is a broad brush stroke of a statement, because it’s […]

Wire’s 100 Records that set the world on fire while no one was listening.56-60

Today’s selection of albums that The Wire list have chosen are eclectic to say the least (WAIT till you get to the Fred Lane) but each and every one heralds the entrance the 80’s. Music, more than ever before was becoming a parody of itself and its own influences. The anxieties of post-modernism we well in […]

The Corrections: Jonathan Franzen – Post Modern Characterization as promised.

The Madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through.  You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorder.  Trees restless, temperatures falling, the whole northern religion of things coming to an end. NO children in the […]