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This is condensed from a 2009 blog post where I interact online with New Yorker dance critic Joan Acocella, criticizing the elasticity of her timeline for postmodernism. If most everyday users do something, can it be post-?
About Vaslav Najinsky: "The expression and beauty of his body, his featherweight lightness and steel-like strength, his great elevation and incredible gift of rising and seeming to remain in the air, and his extraordinary virtuosity and dramatic acting made him a genius of the ballet."[cit]

Christian Compte's YouTube channel Vaslav Nijinsky has short clips of the dancer performing. "These aren't films. They are computer-generated artifacts, made by Christian Comte, a French artist who has a studio in Cannes,"[cit] writes Joan Acocella.

Parody is a key tactic of postmodernism "because it foregrounds quotation and self-referentiality."[cit]
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"And then there is 'the postmodernists,' lets call them, who know that Comte's postings are fake but like them anyway." Joan Acocella

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