The Postmodern



The metaphorical (re)construction of Turkey in political discourse: a corpus-driven critical metaphor analysis
Efeoğlu, Esranur; Işık Güler, Hale; Department of English Language Teaching (2015)
This study investigates and describes the conceptual (re)construction of Turkey as a sociopolitical structure in domestic and international political discourse. The study identifies the source domains and concepts mapping into the target domain of Turkey, as well as the manifestations of related conceptual metaphors. A corpus-driven Critical Metaphor Analysis is carried out on the corpus of Political Discourse (POLDIS) which consists of articles from Turkish, British and American newspapers in a designated ...
The Aesthetic evolutons
Erişen, Serdar (The Korean Society of Aesthetics, 2018-01-01)
The Durkheimian influence on Gökalp's sociology and nationalism.
Hızıroğlu (Tokluoğlu), Ceylan; Department of Sociology (1985)
Ertuğrul, Kürşad (2019-01-01)
This study explores the characteristics of postmodern complexity as a social and aesthetic condition in Turkish fiction. The reflections of this condition are intellectually registered in the novels of Turkish author Hasan Ali Toptas. His selected works are taken as representative of the postmodern avant-garde. Lyotard's reflections on the postmodern condition and the avant-garde are deployed in this analysis - in an extensive interpretation of Lyotard's analytical work, it is suggested that the postmodern ...
The real and the imaginary thresholds of ottoman subjectivity
Taştan, Coşkun; Taştan, Coşkun; Department of Sociology (2010)
This work examines the nature of frames that restrict our perspectives and thus give birth to such sociological entities like societies, communities and nations. How is the dualism of “inside-outside” created on sociological and psychic levels? More importantly, what instruments play what kind of roles in the creation of that dualism? Examining the formation of Ottoman subjectivity as a case, this study gives original answers to these questions. The psychoanalytic theory, which opened a new methodological d...
Citation Formats
N. Korkut Naykı, “The Postmodern,” LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, pp. 370–373, 2008, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: