Postmodern Period in English Literature

Postmodern age in English literature

The Postmodern Period, which began in the middle of the 20th century, is characterized by a radical shift in literary and cultural paradigms. Its departure from the Modern Period was what made it distinctive, and it did so in response to the enormous societal, technological, and political developments. Postmodernism, which is characterized by its skepticism towards grand narratives and its embracing of intertextuality and fragmentation, reflects the complexity and ambiguities of the Post-World War II age. It was a period of unprecedented cultural change, technical growth, and a growing awareness of the global interconnectedness of societies. The change from the Modern to the Postmodern periods was characterized by an intensive reevaluation of conventional literary forms and the introduction of new storytelling techniques that questioned traditional ideas about reality and identity.

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