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Postmodernism: Home

This LibGuide has been created particularly to support Dr. James Truman's World Literature (ENGL 241) for Fall 2011.

Timeline of Major Critical Theories in the U.S.

Subject Guide

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Eric A. Kidwell
Director of the Library/ Professor
Houghton Memorial Library
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106

Searching for the Postmodern

Postmodernism can be applied to just about any field of inquiry you can imagine:  the arts, literature, business & economics, geography, psychology, the sciences, religion, history, education, sports, medicine, law … so when searching for resources use “postmodern” or “postmodernism” as keywords.  For example, if you go to our library’s web site and click on “Huntingdon’s Local WorldCat,” which is a more expanded version of Countess, and enter “Postmodern” as you keyword in the search box, you will notice on the left side of the screen you will receive a long list of suggestions (under “Topic”) for narrowing your search further.  Below is a screen shot as an example of what you will find.  You can discover similar results searching for Postmodern and Postmodernism in our databases.