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Hybridité: une préhistoire du postmodernisme?

Title in English Hybridity: a prehistory of postmodernism?
Authors

KYLOUŠEK Petr

Year of publication 2021
Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Description The fact that Jean-François Lyotard's formulation of the Postmodern Condition is linked to the American continent may also have a historical basis, inscribed in the axiology of the cultural field. Witness the French-Canadian and Quebecois literature which, from its origins, is marked by hybridity, at different levels. The contribution attempts to identify some of the causes of this phenomenon - notably peripheral situation, weak structuring and non-saturation of the literary field, which favours juxtaposition of values and discursive mixing. The phenomenon is illustrated at several levels in a historical overview of the 19th and 20th centuries: characteristics of certain genres, characteristics of literary life, situations and positions of writers.
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