Given that postmodernism depends on its predecessor for its name,
because, unlike cats, it has no name for itself, it is both a priori
and ex post facto, no direction at all, therefore it is postirectionism.
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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, November 20, 2006 10:26 AM
Subject: OT: Re: The Three Voices of Poetry
> At 12:21 PM 11/20/2006, Rickard A. Parker wrote:
> >A **very** brief synopsis provided by Lidia Vianu is:
> > The Three Voices of Poetry (1953) are: the poet talking to himself,
> > the poet addressing an audience and the poet attempting to create a
> > dramatic character.
> That's brief, but how about 20th cent. literature: "There are two
> directions in 20th century literature: the stream of consciousness and the
> Post-stream of consciousness, the latter being known as Postmodernism ..."
> Wouldn't the "Post-stream of consciousness" be a pool of some sort,
> the cesspool of p-modernism, etc.
> Just a thought.
> Ken A.
> >Lidia Vianu
> >T.S. Eliot - An Author for All Seasons
> >The Quicksands of Criticism: Issues and Aproaches
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