Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

Poststructuralism changes the way we understand the relations between human beings, their culture, and the world. Following a brief account of the historical relationship between structuralism and poststructuralism, this Very Short Introduction traces the key arguments that have led poststructuralists to challenge traditional theories of language and culture. Whilst the author discusses such well-known figures as Barthes, Foucault, Derrida, and Lacan, she also draws pertinent examples from literature, art, film, and popular culture, unfolding the postructuralist account of what it means to be a human being. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Catherine Belsey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-22 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Poststructuralism changes the way we understand the relations between human beings, their culture, and the world. Following a brief account of the historical relationship between structuralism and poststructuralism, this Very Short Introduction traces the key arguments that have led poststructuralists to challenge traditional theories of language and culture. Whilst the
Derrida: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Simon Glendinning
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-25 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Simon Glendinning explores both the difficulty and significance of the work of Derrida, arguing that his challenging ideas make a significant contribution to philosophy."--P. [2] of cover.
Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Jonathan Culler
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction offers insights into theories about the nature of language and meaning, human identity, and the power of language. Fully updated for 2011 and including a new chapter on 'Ethics and aesthetics', it steers a clear and lucid path through an often impenetrable subject.
A Future for Criticism
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Catherine Belsey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Future for Criticism considers why fiction gives so much pleasure, and the neglect of this issue in contemporary criticism. Offers a brief, lively, and accessible account of a new direction for critical practice, from one of Britain's most prominent literary theorists and critics Proposes a new path for future
Anti-capitalist Britain
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: John Carter, David Morland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: New Clarion Press

"This collection of accessible and informative essays offers an academic and practical perspective on the current state of left radical politics and the emerging anticapitalist movement in the United Kingdom. The study considers the anarchist shift in modern leftist efforts as Marxist and other radical organizations are joining forces and

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