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A critical and cultural theory reader

Author: Anthony Easthope
Publisher: Buckingham : Open Univ. Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Covering semiology, ideology, subjectivity, difference, gender and postmodernism, this reader contains essential writing by Saussure, Barthes, Lacan, Kristeva, Foucault, Derrida, and Cixous, as well  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Easthope
ISBN: 0335099440 9780335099443 0335099459 9780335099450
OCLC Number: 174396043
Description: VIII, 270 S. : graph. Darst
Contents: Part 1 Semiology: Ferdinand de Saussure, from "Course in General Linguistics"; Roland Barthes, from "Mythologies"; Pierre Macherey, from "A Theory of Literary Production"; Roland Barthes, from "S/Z"; Colin McCabe, from "Realism and the Cinema". Part 2 Ideology: Karl Marx, from "Preface to the Critique"; Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, from "The German Ideology"; Louis Althusser, from "Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses"; Edward Said, from "Orientalism". Part 3 Subjectivity: Jacques Lacan, "The Mirror Stage" from "Ecrits"; Julia Kristeva, from "The System and the Speaking Subject"; "Michael Foucault, from "Discipline and Punish"; Michel Foucault, from "The History of Sexuality"; Roland Barthes, from "The Pleasure of the Text". Part 4 Difference: Jacques Derrida, from "Differance". Part 5 Gender: "On the Universal Tendency Towards Debasement in Love", Sigmund Freud; Helene Cixous, from "Sorties"; Laura Mulvey, from "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema"; Gayatri Spivak, from "Displacement and the Discourse of Woman". Part 6 Postmodernism: Jean-Francois Lyotard, from "The Postmodern Condition"; Fredric Jameson, from "Posmodernism"; Jean Baudrillard, from "Simulations". Part 7 Documents in Cultural Theory: F.R. Leavis, from "Mass Civilization and Minority Culture"; Theodore Adorno, from "On Popular Music"; Raymond Williams, from "Culture and Society"; Raymond Williams, "Popular" from "Keywords"; Tristan Tzara, from "Memoirs of Dadaism".
Responsibility: ed. by Anthony Easthope .̤

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Critical and Cultural Theory

by Jazspeak (WorldCat user published 2009-05-19) Excellent Permalink

This is an invaluable resource for all students and Academics studying Critical and Cultural Theories. Whilst this book is very useful as a stand-alone resource, it provides some very interesting directions for further reading and research. Within the pages are a variety of Philosophers and Researchers...
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