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Subjectivity

Subjectivity

by Ruth Robbins
     
 

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Subjectivity is a complex term that moves between theoretical or philosophical abstractions and the apparently empirical evidence of lived experience. Ruth Robbins examines the diverse factors which shape the self in language. Through readings of autobiographical texts written during the last three centuries, Robbins argues for a concept of subjectivity that takes

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Subjectivity is a complex term that moves between theoretical or philosophical abstractions and the apparently empirical evidence of lived experience. Ruth Robbins examines the diverse factors which shape the self in language. Through readings of autobiographical texts written during the last three centuries, Robbins argues for a concept of subjectivity that takes account of the material world in which selves come into being, placing this psychoanalytic idea in a broader, but more rigorous, theoretical framework.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333752791
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/11/2005
Series:
Transitions Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Robbins is Senior Lecturer in English, University College Northampton.

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