This week we looked at Jean-Francois Lyotard who is credited with defining post modernism ("The Post Modern Condition" trans Bennington and Massumi 1984 U of Minnesota Press)
Key terms: petit recit, grand recit, discourse, narrative, differend, les evenements de 1968
Heather Connor, of the 1997 intake, presented on Lyotard. http://www.vuw.ac.nz/~hconner/
A URL about Lyotard that is a little different from the normal text offerings. http://humanitas.ucsb.edu/shuttle/auto/lyotgate.html
A short biography (incl. a photo), with a bibliography. http://sun3.lib.uci.edu/~scctr/Wellek/lyotard/
At least part of his book "The Postmodern Condition A Report on Knowledge". http://werple.net.au/~gaffcam/phil/lyotard.htm .