The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism

Robert Porter (Editor), Iain Mackenzie (Editor), Benoit Dillet (Editor)

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Abstract

Your one-stop guide to poststructuralism: where it came from, what it’s achieved and where it’s goingWritten by experts in their field, this Companion surveys the challenges and provocations raised by the major voices of poststructuralism: Foucault, Deleuze, Derrida, Cixous, Lyotard, Guattari, Kristeva, Irigaray, Barthes and Baudrillard. Thematically organised and clearly written, it will guide students and researchers in philosophy, literature, art, geography, politics, sociology, law, film and cultural studies around the nature and contemporary relevance of poststructuralism.Key FeaturesExplores the emergence of poststructuralism, from its origins in Marxism and structuralism to its global academic impactChapters are arranged by theme and topic, showing which ideas captivated poststructuralist thinkersLooks at the criticisms of poststructuralismInvestigates the new trends and recent debates within and around poststructuralism
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages546
ISBN (Print)ISBN 978 0 7486 4122 2 (hardback)
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2013

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