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ENG365 Lecture 2

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Department
English
Course
ENG365H1
Professor
C.Loughran
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 2 9/13/2012 11:13:00 AM  Postmodernism as cynical reason – Wallace  Way of viewing world  Voyeurism and TV  Top down TV system…. Being replaced by internet  Self-reflexivity  Postmodern irony  TV/movies… (i.e. Ring – TV killing people)  Metafiction… fiction aware that it is fiction -> Canterbury Tales  American Psycho… importance of conformity and trends while being serial killer… importance of superficiality yet being unimportant  Reproducing dead into hyper real  i.e. Simpsons episode with writer, Tupac hologram…  Baudrilard” no imitation, reduplication or parody… real for real itself… hyperreal sheltered from imaginary, boundar
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