Literary theory

J-F Lyotard’s impact on literary theory (Part 2)

Lyotard’s Contribution To Literary Theory (Part 2) by M. Zerzour, M.A. in Comparative Literature With Lyotard’s demise of the all-encompassing Grand Narratives, a stark rejection of all totalizing principles and forces pervaded many spheres, including the literary one. Consequently, the idea of unity, or “the whole and the one” as …

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Who Am I: Lyotard’s Postmodern Philosophy (Part 1)

Who Am I: Lyotard’s Postmodern Philosophy (Part 1) By: M. Zerzour, M. A. in Comp. Literature. Jean-François Lyotard (1925-1998) was one of the most influential and widely known poststructuralist French philosophers and theorists. His versatile nature allowed him to contribute to so many fields including “political theory, ethics, aesthetics and …

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