The Edinburgh Companion to Critical Theory

The Edinburgh Companion to Critical Theory

by Stuart Sim (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748693399
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Series: Edinburgh Companions to Literature EUP Series
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Stuart Sim is retired Professor of Critical Theory at Northumbria University. He has published widely on critical theory, and is a Fellow of the English Association. Amongst his recent publications are The Lyotard Dictionary (2011), Addicted to Profit: Reclaiming Our Lives from the Free Market (2012), Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers (2013), and, with Brett Wilson and Barbara Hawkins (eds) Art, Science & Cultural Understanding (2014).

Table of Contents

Introduction, Stuart Sim; Part I: Marxism; Introduction to Marxism; 1. Marxism: Philosophy & Social Theory, Stuart Sim; 2. Western Marxism, Stuart Sim; 3. Post-Marxism, Stuart Sim; Part II: Structuralism; Introduction to Structuralism; 4. Structuralism & Semiotics, Georges Van Den Abbeele; 5. Genetic Structuralism, Marcel Danesi; Part III: Poststructuralism; Introduction to Poststructuralism; 6. Phenomenology, Derek M. Robbins; 7. Deconstruction, Nikolai Duffy; 8. Discourse Theory, Georges Van Den Abbeele; Part IV: Postmodernism; Introduction to Postmodernism; 9. Philosophical Postmodernism: From Adorno & Derrida to Foucault, Philip Goldstein; 10. Postmodern Aesthetics, Nikolai Duffy; Part V: Postcolonialism; Introduction to Postcolonialism; 11. Postcolonial Theory & Criticism, Claire Nally; 12. Black Studies, Bella Adams; 13. Critical Race Theory, Bella Adams; Part VI: Gender; Introduction to Gender; 14. Queer Theory, Gareth Longstaff; 15. Men, Masculinity Studies & Critical Studies, Chris Haywood & Mairtin Mac an Ghaill; Part VII: Feminism; Introduction To Feminism; 16. First & Second Wave Feminism, Claire Nally; 17. After de Beauvoir: 'French' Feminism & Sexual Difference, Carole Sweeney; 18. Post-Feminism, Stephanie Genz; Part VIII: Historicism; Introduction to Historicism; 19. Reception & Reader-Response Theory, Bruce Harding; 20. New Historicism, Bruce Harding; 21. Cultural Materialism, Neema Parvini; Part IX: Formalism; Introduction to Formalism; 22. Russian Formalism & Narratology, Georges Van Den Abbeele; 23. New Criticism, Graham Allen; Part X: Science & Critical Theory; Introduction to Science & Critical Theory; 24 Critical Theory & Paradigm Shift, Arkady Plotnitsky; 25. Critical Theory & Mathematics & Science, Arkady Plotnitsky; 26. Cognitive Science & Critical Theory, Peter Garratt; Part XI: Psychoanalysis & Critical Theory; Introduction to Psychoanalysis & Critical Theory; 27. Freudian Psychoanalysis, Geoffrey Boucher; 28. Lacanian Psychoanalysis & Critical Theory, Matthew Sharpe; Bibliography; Notes on Contributors.

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