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Published: 29 April 2010

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780199532919

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory

Ian Buchanan

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  • Over 750 authoritative entries on all aspects of critical theory
  • Wide-ranging coverage includes movements, theories, events, and biographical entries
  • Multidisciplinary: ideal for students of literature, philosophy, culture studies, gender studies, film studies, critical theory, anthropology, sociology, and history
  • Entries clearly explain even the most complex of theoretical discourses, such as Marxism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, deconstruction, and postmodernism
  • Feature entries on major theorists, including Deleuze, Derrida, and Foucault
  • A-Z entries are fully cross-referenced, and provide further reading where appropriate
  • Recommended web links for many entries, kept up to date and conveniently accessed via the Dictionary of Critical Theory companion website

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