DescriptionIn this brilliant critique, Terry Eagleton explores the origins and emergence of postmodernism, revealing its ambivalences and contradictions. Above all he speaks to a particular kind of student, or consumer, of popular "brands" of postmodern thought.
"Eagleton shows his firm grasp of political tactics and knowledge of history. It is exceptional" Steven Donovan
- Eagleton's major critique of postmodernism.
- Exposes 'popular' brands of postmodern thought.
- Provides even handed account of postmodernism's strengths and failings