A Critical and Cultural Theory Reader / Edition 2

A Critical and Cultural Theory Reader / Edition 2

by Antony Easthope
     
 

ISBN-10: 080203800X

ISBN-13: 9780802038005

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

Covering semiology, ideology, subjectivity, difference, gender and postmodernism, this reader contains essential writing by Saussure, Barthes, Lacan, Kristeva, Foucault, Derrida, and Cixous, as well as material for the study of popular culture.  See more details below

Overview

Covering semiology, ideology, subjectivity, difference, gender and postmodernism, this reader contains essential writing by Saussure, Barthes, Lacan, Kristeva, Foucault, Derrida, and Cixous, as well as material for the study of popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802038005
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
1,122,219
Product dimensions:
6.72(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgementsxi
Introduction1
Section 1Semiology
Introduction3
1.1from Course in General Linguistics5
1.2'The Great Family of Man' from Mythologies12
1.3from A Theory of Literary Production15
1.4from 'The Narrative Structure in Fleming'24
1.5from 'Realism and the Cinema'28
Section 2Ideology
Introduction33
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
Section 3Subjectivity
Introduction73
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
Section 4Difference
Introduction113
4.1'Differance'120
Section 5Gender and Race
Introduction143
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 the Revision of Modernity'197
Section 6Postmodernism
Introduction203
6.1from The Postmodern Condition206
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
Summaries235
Biographical notes268
Bibliography272
Index281

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