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From Agamben to Žižek : contemporary critical theorists

Author: Jon Simons
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.
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This authoritative guide introduces the key figures in contemporary critical theory in a manner both accessible to the beginning student and expert enough to interest the curious scholar.
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From Agamben to Žižek.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)763823986
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Simons
ISBN: 9780748639731 074863973X 0748639748 9780748639748
OCLC Number: 639461707
Description: xii, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Giorgio Agamben (1942- ) / Paul Hegarty --
Alain Badiou (1937- ) / Benjamin Robinson --
Zygmunt Bauman (1925- ) / Peter Beilharz --
Homi K. Bhabha (1949- ) / David Huddart --
Judith Butler (1956- ) / Moya Lloyd --
Cornelius Castoriadis (1922-97) / Caroline Williams --
Green critical theorists / David Kidner --
Donna J. Haraway (1944- ) / Joan Faber McAlister --
Ernesto Laclau (1935- ) and Chantal Mouffe (1943- ) / Simon Tormey --
Bruno Latour (1947- ) / Ilana Gershon --
Antonio Negri (1933- ) / Arianna Bove --
Jacques Rancière (1940- ) / Samuel A. Chambers --
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942- ) / Stephen Morton --
Paul Virilio (1932- ) / John Armitage --
Slavoj Žižek (1949- ) / Matthew Sharpe.
Responsibility: edited by Jon Simons.

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In these 15 taster essays you will discover the key concepts and critical approaches of the theorists who have had the most significant impact on the humanities since 1990.  Read more...

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