Abstract

[Autom. eng. transl.] Arab art and literary critics are divided on the interpretation of postmodernism: a first current thinks that it is an aesthetic phenomenon concerning only the refined arts of the elite; a second current sees in postmodernism an anchor of salvation from subordination to the West, since it deconstructs its identity and criticizes its centrality, offering the opportunity to other cultures to contribute to shaping the world; a third current, finally, sees in postmodernism a widespread evil, nothing but a rebellion against the past. In this text these various positions are analyzed and discussed.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationFī al-riwāya al-'arabiyya
Pages131-156
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Letteratura araba
  • Postmodernismo

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