Postmodernism In Post Modernism

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Post-Modernism is a revolutionary era that follows Modernism and developed in mid to late twentieth century. It takes a changed and developed approach across philosophy, art, criticism, and architecture and makes a departure from Modernism. The term Postmodernism is applied to an era that both follows modernity, and also acts as a host of movements that emerged during the era especially in art, music, and literature, marked by the tendencies against modernism. It is more like the ‘rejection of conventional social norms’, followed by the ‘Counter-culture’ movement. ‘Counter-culture’ movement spreads massively in Europe and North America during mid 20th century, which is a subculture whose norms of behavior and values substantially differ from those of dominant mainstream society and culture. Its 1960’s to 1970”s development generated a unique brand of its own in the field of notable literature, including comics and cartoons.
Postmodernism is often associated with schools of thought such as
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It was his third published novel, after The Collector (1963) and The Magus (1965). The novel presents a Victorian tale and setting with the elements of Postmodernism and the characters that are ahead of their time. Thus, it resembles a Victorian novel in structure and detail, while pushing the traditional boundaries of narrative in a very modern manner. It explores the fraught relationship of gentleman and amateur naturalist Charles Smithson and Sarah Woodruff, the former governess and independent woman with whom he falls in love. Fowles has represented Sarah Woodruff and Charles in a very contrasting manner, one being so independent and other like more stereotypical male characters, that also receives attention for its treatment of gender issues. The novel builds on Fowles' authority in Victorian literature, both following and critiquing many of the conventions of period
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