Required Texts:

Natoli & Hutcheon.
A Postmodern Reader. SUNY: 1993.

Badmington, Neil. Ed. Posthumanism (Readers in Cultural Criticism). NY: Palgrave: 2000.

Gunkel, David J. Hacking Cyberspace. Westview: 2001.

Sim, Stuart, Ed. The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism. NY: Routlege: 2011.

Best, S. & Kellern D., Eds. The Postmodern Turn. NY: Guilford Press: 1997.

Multimedia, Film & Video Clips screened in Class are also required materials for this course.

Recommended Reference Text:
The Theory Toolbox: Critical Concepts for the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Jeffrey Nealon & Susan Searls Giroux
(Rowman & Littlefield 2003)
A good choice if you want a refresher on representation, identity politics, ideology, authority, power and other cultural studies terminology.

Recommended Texts (optional):

Lyotard, Jean-Francois. The Postmodern Condition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984.

Powell, Jim Postmodernism for Beginners New York: Writers and Readers, 1998.

Gehy, Lebron, Levy, Eds. Postmodern American Fiction. New York: Norton.

Hayles, N. Katherine. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1999.

Easthope, Antony and McGowan, Kate, Eds. A Critical and Cultural Theory Reader.

Jencks, Charles. Ed. The Post-Modern Reader

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