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The Postmodern Hipster

  • Wes Hill
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Abstract

In this section, hipsterism is examined through the lens of postmodern theory, which provides an historical context for the hipster in terms of subcultural politics, irony, camp, conceptual practice, pastiche and the sociology of taste as class distinction.

Keywords

Postmodernism Irony Pastiche Infrapolitics Anatole Broyard Hipster 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wes Hill
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Arts and Social SciencesSouthern Cross UniversityLismoreAustralia

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