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Introducing Lyotard : art and politics

Author: Bill Readings
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1991.
Series: Critics of the twentieth century (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first truly introductory text on Lyotard, this book situates Lyotard's interventions in the postmodern debate in the wider context of his rethinking of the politics of representation. Bill Readings examines Lyotard's relationship to structuralism, Marxism and semiotics, and contrasts his work with the literary deconstruction of Paul de Man; he positions Lyotard's work so as to draw out the implications of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Readings, Bill, 1960-
Introducing Lyotard.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1991
(DLC) 90032992
Named Person: Jean François Lyotard; Jean-François Lyotard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Readings
ISBN: 0203002237 9780203002230 9780415021968 0415021960 9780415055369 0415055369
OCLC Number: 559283870
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 184 pages).
Series Title: Critics of the twentieth century (London, England)
Responsibility: Bill Readings.

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This examination of postmodern philosopher Jean-Francois Lyotard's work traces his attacks on structuralism, Marxism and semiotics, contrasts his work with the literary deconstruction of Paul de Man  Read more...

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"This book contains some of the most intelligent and well-informed writing in English on the French philosopher J. F. Lyotard N. Lukacher, "Choice."July/August 1991

 
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