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ETA: I don’t hold many of these opinions anymore–I cannot, in all seriousness, call myself a postmodernist (and I wasn’t much of one even back then). However, I still think the below article is interesting enough to leave online, and it addresses some issues that are worth further exploration. – November 2013

For a long time, I considered myself an adversary of postmodernism.  Mostly, I think, because the word and ideology got obscured with overuse, appropriated by the sorts of people who wear scarves in the summer and tartan-patterned berets.  Postmodernism and pseudo-intellectualism seem to go hand in hand.  It is only quite slowly that I came to realize, much to my own horror, that I am a postmodernist, both in my approach to history, and in my views on fiction.

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