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The postmodern reply to the modern consists of recognizing that the past, since it cannot really be destroyed, because its destruction leads to silence, must be revisited: but with irony, not innocently. I think of the postmodern attitude as that of a man who loves a very cultivated woman and knows he cannot say to her, ”I love you madly,” because he knows that she knows (and that she knows that he knows) that these words have already been written by Barbara Cartland. Still, there is a solution. He can say, ”As Barbara Cartland would put it, I love you madly.””

Post Modernism according to a friend addicted to using
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Written by iNKV

September 13, 2007 at 17:47

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  1. I think its a perfectly tongue-in-cheek definition of postmodernism is.
    :P

    Dreamcatcher

    September 13, 2007 at 17:55


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