For this new edition, editor Charles Jencks, has provided an entirely new definitive introductory essay 'What then is Post-Modernism' that reflects on the movement's coming of age. The book also encompasses essential classic texts on the subject by John Barth, Umberto Eco, David Harvey, Jane Jacobs, Jean-Francois Lyotard and Robert Venturi, while incorporating new inclusions by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, John Gray, Ihab Hassan and Anatole Kaletsky. Each text is introduced and contextualised for the reader with a new short introductory passage.
- A new edition of a classic anthology of 26 texts covering the full gamut of Post-Modern thought from architecture and literature to economics and theology.
- The reader includes key texts by John Barth, Umberto Eco, David Harvey, Jane Jacobs, Jean-Francois Lyotard and Robert Venturi.
- A book edited by the most influential figure behind the Post-Modern movement - Charles Jencks.
- A timely and informative publication for students that captures the renewed interest in Post-Modernism.