The Postmodern and the Erasure of the Avant-Garde/Kitsch Split

This is distilled from the first chapter of my book Quentin Tarantino: Life at the Extremes. I have long felt that the discussion did not need to be centered on the filmmaker.... Fredric Jameson, in "Postmodernism and the Consumer Society," ¬†¬†posits postmodernism as a reaction against what he sees as the cultural snobbery of modernism, … Continue reading The Postmodern and the Erasure of the Avant-Garde/Kitsch Split