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Cultural theory : the key thinkers

Author: Peter Sedgwick; Andrew Edgar
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers is the essential guide to the literary critics, sociologists, artists, philosophers and writers who have shaped contemporary culture and society, and the way in which we view them. The entries offer a lucid analysis of the work of the most influential figures in the study of cultural theory, including: Adorno, Bourdieu, Freud, Leavis, Marx, Oakeshott, Saussure, and Wittgenstein."  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sedgwick; Andrew Edgar
ISBN: 0415232805 9780415232807 0415232813 9780415232814
OCLC Number: 223436870
Description: xi, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface. Adorno, Althuser, Arendt, Aristotle, Arnold, Bakhtin, Barthes, Bataille, Baudrillard, Benedict, Benjamin, Bloch, Bourdieu, Brecht, Castoriadis, Chomsky, Cixous, Deleuze and Guattari, De Man, Derrida, Descartes, Dewey, Durkheim, Eco, Elias, Fanon, Foucault, Freud, Gadamer, Geertz, Giddens, Goffman, Gramsci, Habermas, Hall, Hegel, Heidegger, Hoggart, Horkheimer, Hume, Husserl, Irigaray, Jacobson, James CLR, Jameson, Jung, Kant, Kristeva, Kuhn, Lacan, Leavis, Le Corbusier, Le Doeuff, Levinas, Levi-Strauss, Lukacs, Lyotard, MacIntyre, Malraux, Marx, Mauss, Merleau-Ponty, Mill, Nietzsche, Nussbaum, Oakeshott, Parsons, Pierce, Plato, Popper, Rawls, Ricoeur, Rorty, Rose, Rousseau, Said, Sartre, Saussure, Schutz, Simmel, Skinner, Smith, Sontag, Taylor, Weber, Williams, Wittgenstein. Glossary. Bibliography.
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Featuring over eighty essays, Cultural Theory: The Key Thinkers is a seminal guide to the literary critics, sociologists, historians, artists, philosophers and writers who have shaped culture and  Read more...

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