>Infinite Jest is The Postmodern Novel

> Half of Daniel Adler‘s college thesis was that Gravity’s Rainbow is the postmodern novel. In 1973, it epitomized a new form and style. Its allusiveness was sporadic and overwhelming and Pynchon’s understanding of life and ability to form stories remains admirable. But when all is said and done, Pynchon was born in 1937. He… Continue reading >Infinite Jest is The Postmodern Novel

>Postmodernism Began in 1968

> Today we’re going to talk about what came before post postmodernism: postmodernism. Postmodernism began around 1968, due to shifting values in the United States and in Europe. A generation had settled down to have children since WWII, and the Baby Boomers were coming of age. Vietnam and the ascension of America as the pre-eminent… Continue reading >Postmodernism Began in 1968