Critical and Cultural Theory Reader / Edition 2

Critical and Cultural Theory Reader / Edition 2

by Antony Easthope, Kate McGowan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335213553

ISBN-13: 9780335213559

Pub. Date: 07/30/1904

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

This Reader introduces the key readings in critical and cultural theory. It guides students through the tradition of thought, from Saussure's early writings on language to contemporary commentary on world events by theorists such as Baudrillard and Zizek.  See more details below

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This Reader introduces the key readings in critical and cultural theory. It guides students through the tradition of thought, from Saussure's early writings on language to contemporary commentary on world events by theorists such as Baudrillard and Zizek.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335213559
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
07/30/1904
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Semiology
1.1From Course in general linguistics5
1.2'The great family of man' from Mythologies12
1.3From A theory of literary production16
1.4From 'The narrative structure in Fleming'24
1.5From 'Realism and cinema'28
Sect. 2Ideology
2.1From 'Preface', A contribution to the critique of political economy37
2.2From The German ideology39
2.3From 'Ideology and ideological state apparatuses'42
2.4From The second sex51
2.5From Orientalism55
2.6From 'The "other" question'62
2.7From the Sublime object of ideology70
Sect. 3Subjectivity
3.1From Beyond the pleasure principle77
3.2From 'The mirror stage'81
3.3From Black skin/white masks87
3.4From 'The system and the speaking subject'90
3.5From Discipline and punish94
3.6From The history of sexuality102
3.7From The pleasure of the text108
Sect. 4Difference
4.1'Difference'129
Sect. 5Gender and race
5.1'On the universal tendency to debasement in the sphere of love'148
5.2From 'Sorties'157
5.3From 'Visual pleasure and narrative cinema'167
5.4From 'Reading racial fetishism'177
5.5From Real and imagined women184
5.6From Gender trouble191
5.7From '"Race", time and revision of modernity'197
Sect. 6Postmodernism
6.1From The postmodern condition203
6.2From Simulations218
6.3From The inhuman221
6.4From The gift of death224
6.5From The spirit of terrorism228
6.6From Welcome to the desert of the real231

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