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The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism

Porter, Robert, Mackenzie, Iain and Dillet, Benoit, eds. (2013) The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism. Edinburgh. 546 pp. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN ISBN 978 0 7486 4122 2 (hardback) [Book (edited)]

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Your one-stop guide to poststructuralism: where it came from, what it’s achieved and where it’s goingWritten by experts in their field, this Companion surveys the challenges and provocations raised by the major voices of poststructuralism: Foucault, Deleuze, Derrida, Cixous, Lyotard, Guattari, Kristeva, Irigaray, Barthes and Baudrillard. Thematically organised and clearly written, it will guide students and researchers in philosophy, literature, art, geography, politics, sociology, law, film and cultural studies around the nature and contemporary relevance of poststructuralism.Key FeaturesExplores the emergence of poststructuralism, from its origins in Marxism and structuralism to its global academic impactChapters are arranged by theme and topic, showing which ideas captivated poststructuralist thinkersLooks at the criticisms of poststructuralismInvestigates the new trends and recent debates within and around poststructuralism

Item Type:Book (edited)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:27305
Deposited By: Dr Robert Porter
Deposited On:29 Sep 2013 11:49
Last Modified:09 Dec 2015 11:15

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