Imagination in Theory: Culture, Writing, Words, and Things

Imagination in Theory: Culture, Writing, Words, and Things

by Michele Barrett
     
 

Imagination in Theory focuses on Michèle Barrett's long-standing interest in cultural questions and shows how it informs her analysis of current developments in social and feminist theory. Taking culture, theory, and writing as its themes, the book "translates" across the barriers between the humanities and social sciences, raising a number of important-andSee more details below

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Imagination in Theory focuses on Michèle Barrett's long-standing interest in cultural questions and shows how it informs her analysis of current developments in social and feminist theory. Taking culture, theory, and writing as its themes, the book "translates" across the barriers between the humanities and social sciences, raising a number of important-and controversial-issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814713440
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1Introduction: Culture, Theory, Writing1
2Words and Things18
3Virginia Woolf: Subjectivity and Politics35
4Aesthetics and Cultural Criticism68
5Feminism and Cultural Politics94
6The Concept of 'Difference'111
7Psychoanalyses and Feminisms124
8Rethinking the Marxist/Feminist Encounter135
9Stuart Hall and Cultural Studies157
10Human Nature170
11Virginia Woolf Meets Michel Foucault186
Notes205
Select Bibliography220
Index230

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