A Cultural Studies Reader: Texts and Textuality

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802029126
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Pages: 278

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Sect. 1 Semiology 5
Introduction 5
1.1 Ferdinand de Saussure, from Course in General Linguistics 7
1.2 Roland Barthes, from Mythologies 14
1.3 Pierre Macherey, from A Theory of Literary Production 21
1.4 Roland Barthes, from S/Z 31
1.5 Colin MacCabe, from 'Realism and the Cinema' 35
Sect. 2 Ideology 41
Introduction 41
2.1 Karl Marx, from 'Preface to the Critique' 45
2.2 Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, from The German Ideology 47
2.3 Louis Althusser, from 'Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses' 50
2.4 Edward Said, from Orientalism 59
Sect. 3 Subjectivity 67
Introduction 67
3.1 Jacques Lacan, 'The Mirror Stage' from Ecrits 71
3.2 Julia Kristeva, from 'The System and the Speaking Subject' 77
3.3 Michel Foucault, from Discipline and Punish 81
3.4 Michel Foucault, from The History of Sexuality 90
3.5 Roland Barthes, from The Pleasure of the Text 96
Sect. 4 Difference 101
4.1 Jacques Derrida, from 'Difference' 108
Sect. 5 Gender 133
Introduction 133
5.1 Sigmund Freud, 'On the Universal Tendency towards Debasement in Love' 137
5.2 Helene Cixous, from 'Sorties' 146
5.3 Laura Mulvey, from 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema' 158
5.4 Gayatri Spivak, from 'Displacement and the Discourse of Woman 167
Sect. 6 Postmodernism 181
Introduction 181
6.1 Jean-Francois Lyotard, from The Postmodern Condition 184
6.2 Fredric Jameson, from Postmodernism 196
6.3 Jean Baudrillard, from Simulations 203
Sect. 7 Documents in Cultural Theory 207
Introduction 207
7.1 F. R. Leavis, from Mass Civilisation and Minority Culture 209
7.2 Theodore Adorno, from 'On Popular Music' 211
7.3 Raymond Williams, from Culture and Society 224
7.4 Raymond Williams, 'Popular' from Keywords 231
7.5 Tristan Tzara, from 'Memoirs of Dadaism' 233
Summaries 237
Biographies 260
References 263
Index 268
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