Postmodernism

Analysis of Kurt Vonnegut’s Stories

After the publication of his masterpiece, Slaughterhouse-Five, however, the work of Kurt Vonnegut (1922 – 2007) received increasingly serious critical commentary. He emerged as a consistent commentator on American culture through the second half of the twentieth century. His short… Read More ›

Postmodern Gothic

The play of fear and laughter has been inscribed in Gothic texts since their inception, an ambivalence that disturbs critical categories that evaluate their seriousness or triviality. The uncertainty perpetuates Gothic anxieties at the level of narrative and generic form,… Read More ›

Shakespeare and Post-Modernism

Shakespeare need not be abandoned by the postmodern world.Indeed; the postmodern world does and continues to embrace his works wholeheartedly. Hugh Grady rightly observes “we are now witnessing the emergence of a postmodernist Shakespeare through the development of critical paradigms… Read More ›