Critical and Cultural Theory
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BeschreibungThis radical, new book brings together the key concepts, issues and debates in critical and cultural theory today. Each chapter presents a self-contained analysis of each concept as well providing a range of discussion questions and further reading. Throughout, text-links connect related material across chapters, enabling the reader to pursue their own line of disciplinary or cross-disciplinary inquiry.
InhaltsverzeichnisMEANING - IDEOLOGY - THE MIND - THE SIGN - SUBJECTIVITY - THE AESTHETIC - RHETORIC - THE BODY - SPACE - REPRESENTATION - GENDER & SEXUALITY - TIME - READING - THE OTHER - THE MACHINE - TEXTUALITY - THE GAZE - THE SIMULACRUM
PortraitDani Cavallaro is a researcher at the University of Westminster and author of Cyberpunk and Cyberculture, Art for Beginners, The Body for Beginners and Kristeva for Beginners
Pressestimmen"Clear, lively and succinct, Critical and Cultural Theory introduces the student to the central theories and theorists of contemporary culture. Short, accessible chapters, with hypertext links throughout, allow the reader to follow their own route through the ideas and themes. An ideal text." David Bell, Cultural Studies, Staffordshire University, UK "Written in jargon-free, lucid prose, Critical and Cultural Theory will be indispensable reading for students who need a comprehensible but nonetheless sophisticated introduction to the most important concepts and debates that have shaped Anglo-American intellectual life in the Humanities." Daniel Horowitz, American Studies, Smith College, USA"
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC UK
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 270 Seiten