Ideology and Inscription: Cultural Studies after Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin by Tom Cohen, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Ideology and Inscription: Cultural Studies after Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin

Ideology and Inscription: Cultural Studies after Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin

by Tom Cohen
     
 
Tom Cohen questions the way history is currently invoked in Cultural studies by enlisting three seminal figures, Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin, to argue for a new politics of memory. 'This book presents the most comprehensive and brilliant study of cri tical theory in our day. Tom Cohen writes in lucid, unrelenting prose of the repressed traumas that pervade most

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Tom Cohen questions the way history is currently invoked in Cultural studies by enlisting three seminal figures, Benjamin, de Man, and Bakhtin, to argue for a new politics of memory. 'This book presents the most comprehensive and brilliant study of cri tical theory in our day. Tom Cohen writes in lucid, unrelenting prose of the repressed traumas that pervade most forms of contemporary thought.' Avital Ronell'Cohen's brilliant study is a landmark book that presents in bold delineation the future directions of humanistic studies.' J. Hillis Miller

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"This book presents the most comprehensive and brilliant study of critical theory in our day. Tom Cohen writes in a lucid, unrelenting prose of the repressed traumas that pervade most forms of contemporary thought." Avital Ronell

"Cohen's brilliant study is a landmark book that presents in bold delineation the future directions of humanistic studies." J. Hillis Miller

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521590488
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Series:
Literature, Culture, Theory Series, #27
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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