Posts Tagged 'metamodernism'

Robert Peston In The Desert Of The Real

Robert Peston In The Desert Of The Real

While the ideological triumph of TINA insists we can now only inhabit capitalism, our economic system is actually comprised of a variety of modes of production. Below the postmodern fantasy which floats above us, in the real economy we sometimes compete and contest as capitalists, while sometimes the state commands and controls. Then sometimes we co-operate and collaborate in the social sphere. Some traditional and romantic modes of production are still with us. These modes ebb and flow.

Utopia, Sort of

Utopia, Sort of

Timotheus Vermeulen & Robin van den Akker recently published an article in Studia Neophilologica, titled ‘Utopia, Sort of: A Case Study in Metamodernism’ (2014, 1– 13), in which they discuss the emergence of a

Beyond Postmodern Narcolepsy

Beyond Postmodern Narcolepsy

In his book ‘Retromania, Pop Culture’s Addiction To Its Own Past’ (2011), music journalist Simon Reynolds states that popular (music) culture is suffering from retromania, an incurable addiction to its own past.