Monday, December 8, 2014

Most famous GREY LITERATURE ever : Lyotard's "The Postmodern Condition" ?

In true post-modern (anti-grand narrative) fashion the opening manifesto of our post-modern era was not dramatically nailed up on a tree or read aloud before the revolutionary crowd about to storm the presidential palace.

Instead it was merely tamely submitted to a provincial government, as a very small part of a routine 'backstopping' exercise by faceless government bureaucrats.

Despite this, La Condition Postmoderne , a 1979 piece of un-grey literature from a then obscure professor named Jean-Francois Lyotard , may in the end become the most globe-shaking artifact that the PQ party will have ever produced...

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