Oppositional postmodernist literature is associated with the Beat movement and came about after the terrible, unforeseen destruction of World War II. While the modernists were positive about the human spirit and mankind’s ability to progress to an ever better future, postmodernists posited that there is creative power in negativity and opposition as well as destructive tendencies. “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg… [read this]
About Winnie Khaw
Winnie Knaw is a creative writing MFA candidate at California College of the Arts whose work is featured in Passages North, Palooka Journal, The Philadelphia Review, Eclectica, The Daily Satire and others. She was waitlisted for the 2013 Lit Camp conference in San Francisco, and was Chapman University’s nominee for the Association of Writers award in fiction in 2011. But mostly, she spends her free time being silly.