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- Any style in art, architecture, literature, philosophy, etc., that reacts against an earlier modernist movement.
- An attitude of skepticism or irony toward modernist ideologies, often questioning the assumptions of Enlightenment rationality and rejecting the idea of objective truth.
- 2001, Daniel Gordon, editor, Postmodernism and the Enlightenment, Routledge, →ISBN, page 202:
- The most famous definition of postmodernism is Lyotard's: “I define postmodern as incredulity towards metanarratives.” […] To accept Lyotard's definition of postmodernism is to accept the premise that postmodernism is the first movement since the Enlightenment to think critically about such narratives.
a style of art, literature, etc
|Declension of postmodernism|