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Return to Book Page. Joan Vinyoli Translator. Michele Pendanx Translator. Narciso o la estrategia del vacio 4. Modernismo y posmodernismo 5. Nuevo estado de la cultura, caracterizado por el agotamiento y derrumbe de lo que ha significado vanguardia. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. Sort order. Sorry to say that but apart from the essay strictly on Modernism and Postmodernism the rest is appalling. Lipovetsky goes over the same idea of individualism and the alienating effects of digitalization - which regarding the fact that this was published more than 20 years ago I assume it was a very innovative premise at the time- but it's a non-stop debate about the same ideas until the text becomes unbearable to read; the rest seems to be quite vague.
A sociological and philosophical essay. This book is not easy and is not "literature" in the most common sense, mostly academical style and lenguage. So with the technical warning for an uninformed reader. The book has amazing insights about our society.
For me, who I am not in 80' France, is very interesting how the autor had the ability to grasp and rationalize sociological changes that are 20 o 30 years later just being seen on my country or globally? I guess this is not a book that is going A sociological and philosophical essay. I guess this is not a book that is going to like you if you're not looking for something specifically on this matters, maybe if you want to try reading Lipovetsky, start with newer books, which I believe are oriented to a broader public and not only closed academical circles.
I've read it while in college and now read it again! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Readers also enjoyed. About Gilles Lipovetsky. Gilles Lipovetsky. Gilles Lipovetsky born September 24, in Millau is a French philosopher, writer and sociologist, professor at the University of Grenoble.
Lipovetsky began his philosophical career as a Marxist, similar to many others in the s. Lipovetsky has continued to write on topics such as modernity, globalization, consumerism, modern culture, markets, feminism, fashion, and media, but they have the common thread of individualism Books by Gilles Lipovetsky.
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