Poem, Post-Modernism, And 21st-Century Eras In Literature

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Define Modernism, Post-modernism, and 21st-century eras in literature.
 Modernism began in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in
Europe and North America, and is characterized by a very self- conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose fiction.
 Post-modernism is a form of literature which is marked, both stylistically and ideologically, by a reliance on such literary conventions as fragmentation, paradox, unreliable narrators, often unrealistic and downright impossible plots, games, parody, paranoia, dark humor and authorial self-reference.
 21st
-century in literature refers to world literature in prose produced during the 21st century. The range of years is, for the purpose of this article, literature written from (roughly) the year 2001 to the present. 2. Differentiate Modernism, Post-modernism, and 21st-century literature.
Modernism is characterized by a very self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose fiction. While in post- modernism a form of literature which is marked, both stylistically and ideologically. While in the 21st-century literature refers to world literature in prose produced during the 21st century.
3. Give at least 3 greatest literary contributions during these eras.
Modernism
 Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (1899/1902)
 Blast: Review of the Great English Vortex (1914 and 1915)
 James Joyce, Ulysses (1922)
Post-modernism
 Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable by Samuel

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