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Author Kirby, Alan

Title Digimodernism : how new technologies dismantle the postmodern and reconfigure our culture / Alan Kirby

Publ Info New York : Continuum, 2009
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HM851 .K557 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  HM851 .K557 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-269) and index
Contents The arguable death of postmodernism -- Children's postmodernism : Pixar, Aardman, Dreamworks -- Killing postmodernism : Dogme 95, New puritans, Stuckists -- Burying postmodernism : post-theory -- Succeeding postmodernism : performatism, hypermodernity, and so on -- Cock and bull -- The digimodernist text -- Reader response -- The antilexicon of early digimodernism -- A prehistory of digimodernism -- Industrial pornography -- Ceefax -- Whose line is it anyway? -- House -- B.S. Johnson's The unfortunates -- Pantomime -- Digimodernism and Web 2.0 -- Chat rooms (identity) -- Message boards (authorship) -- Blogs (onwardness) -- Wikipedia (competence) -- YouTube (haphazardness) -- Facebook (electronic) -- Digimodernist aesthetics -- From popular culture to children's entertainment -- The rise of the apparently real -- From irony to earnestness -- The birth of the endless narrative -- Digimodernist culture -- Videogames -- Film -- Television -- Radio -- Music -- Literature -- Toward a digimodernist society? -- The invention of autism -- The return of the poisonous grand narrative -- The death of competence -- Endless
LC subject Information technology -- Social aspects -- History -- 21st century
Culture -- Philosophy -- History -- 21st century
Postmodernism -- Social aspects
Technology -- Social aspects
Digital media -- Social aspects
Technological innovations -- Social aspects
Information society -- Social aspects
ISBN 9780826429513 (hardcover)
0826429513 (hardcover)
9781441175281 (pbk.)
1441175288 (pbk.)