The book provides an introduction to postmodern literatures by exploring its interactions with a range of subjects such as history, technology, media, gender, and the postcolonial. Postmodern readings have increasing significance in the “virtual and real worlds we inhabit today”. Through a detailed study of selected texts, the book examines the features, trajectories and narratives of this literary movement, and showcases how the experience of reading postmodern literature can be enhanced by active engagement with the text.
Series Editor’s Preface
1. Memory, History and Identities in Postmodern Narratives
2. Postmodernism, Literature and Technology
3. Postmodernism, Gender and Performativity
4. Postmodernism and the Postcolonial
Avishek Parui teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras
Pramod K. Nayar teaches at the Department of English, University of Hyderabad