The tumultuous transition from modernism to postmodernism. Fictional representations

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Abstract

What is an intellectual about in this context? It seems that the traits of British provincial intellectuals in the 50s are snobbery, social sophistication and hierarchical mentality. Their productivity consists of correct, but mediocre articles, and once in a while books, especially compilations. These are the pillars of a decrepit modernism, figment of social respectability, but not of originality and profundity.

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  • postmodern fiction, Modernism, Academia, Establishment, cultural context, academic hostility, hierarchy
Original languageEnglish
Article number16
Pages (from-to)199-208
Number of pages9
Journal Annals of the University of Craiova, Series: Philology, English
Volume 1
Issue numberXVII
Publication statusPublished - 2016 May 14
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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