Cultural Criticism: A Primer of Key Concepts

Cultural Criticism: A Primer of Key Concepts

by Arthur Asa Berger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803957335

ISBN-13: 9780803957336

Pub. Date: 11/16/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this guide to cultural criticism, Arthur Asa Berger presents complex concepts in jargon-free language, making the book an ideal introductory text. It covers the key theorists, concepts, and subject areas, from literary, sociological and psychoanalytical theories of semiotics and Marxism. Berger brings cultural criticism to life by making these theories relevant

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In this guide to cultural criticism, Arthur Asa Berger presents complex concepts in jargon-free language, making the book an ideal introductory text. It covers the key theorists, concepts, and subject areas, from literary, sociological and psychoanalytical theories of semiotics and Marxism. Berger brings cultural criticism to life by making these theories relevant to see students' lives. Illustrating his explanations with excerpts from classic works, Berger gives readers a sense of the style of important thinkers and helps place them in context. There is an extensive bibliography which will be an invaluable resource for those who wish to explore the topics in greater depth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803957336
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/16/1994
Series:
Feminist Perspective on Communication Series, #4
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Cultural Criticism
Literary Theory and Cultural Criticism
Marxism and Cultural Criticism
Semiotics and Cultural Criticism
Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Criticism
Sociological Theory and Cultural Criticism

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