Postmodern canon  

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"Je est un autre" [I is another] --Arthur Rimbaud. (illustration blackface).
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Since postmodernism began in the 1970s, the postmodern canon features the great works since the 1970s. But at the same time the postmodern canon is also a revisionist approach to art history, and can be seen as a rewrite of the Western canon.

Examples of the postmodern canon include cult fiction, curiosities of literature, School of Resentment icons, the gay canon, classic erotica, film canon, the geek canon, the body genres and the other in general.

At the same time it gives much attention to notions of popularity and audience-related angles.

The postmodern canon reflects on technology and medium specificity.

The postmodern canon must be conceived of as a academic curriculum.

The postmodern canon can also be published in more popular forms such as 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die and all the other 1001 lists.

The postmodern canon found on this wiki is based on the various Jahsonic canons: Jahsonic's literary canon, Jahsonic's music canon, his World Music Classics, his World Cinema Classics, his World Library Classics and his Icons of erotic arts.

The selections are made according to these biases.

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