Postmodernism is dead, but its successor has not yet been crowned. Attributes of that successor have, however, begun to be elucidated. Among them is the idea that, after the scepticism of postmodernism,
Adam Thirlwell’s Serpentine Bridge Commission and everyday prophecy. “…prophetic speech, which tells of the impossible future, also tells of the ‘nonetheless’ that breaks the impossible and restores time.”
NoM editor Alison Gibbons has published an article in Studia Neophilologica on the British novelist Adam Thirlwell and metamodernist style (2014, 1-15). This is the abstract: In 1990, John Frow was asking the question,
The paradoxical and perplexing work of writer and filmmaker Miranda July honours the struggle to communicate and to belong while also making it strange again. Adamant that “the whole point is to
Although a significant proportion are British, the poets in I Love Roses When They’re Past Their Best have little geographical commonality, and are unlikely to have come together before the internet; their home as poets is online…
Examining how Padgett Powell’s treatment of literary devices in ‘The Interrogative Mood: A Novel?’ situates the text in the realm of Metamodernism. The edge of incoherence is a strong position . . .