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Reading Theory - An Introduction to Lacan, Derrida and Kristeva

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Informationen zum Autor Michael Payne is John P. Crozer Professor and Heaad of English at Bucknell University, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Irony in Shakespeare's Roman Plays and the editor of several volumes of criticism and theory, including the forthcoming Blackwell Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory . Klappentext "Deconstruction," "psychoanalysis," and "semiotics" have becoem part of the vocabulary of contempoarry culture. Reading Theory introduces the principal texts by Lacan, Derrida, and Kristeva that lie behind these terms and that provide their contexts. This book concentrates its attention on making accessiblw what these three theorists have written, rather than offering a synthetin abstraction of the fashionable terminology of theory. In addition to these detailed readings Michael Payne examines and introduces the manifestos of each writer, their "readings" of paintings, and provides a systematic response to their critics. Zusammenfassung aeo The first introduction to the work of Lacan! Derrida and Kristeva in one volume. aeo Works carefully through key texts by the leading contemporary theorists. aeo Clear! accessible and introductory. aeo Challenges recent attacks on theory and on Derrida. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Plates. Preface. Acknowledgements. List of Abbreviations. 1. Theoretical Beginnings: Introductions to Lacan! Derrida and Kristeva. 2. Ecrits: A Selection. 3. Of Grammatology. 4. Revolution in Poetic Language. 5. Reading Paintings. Appendix I: Lacana s Use of Freuda s German Terms. Appendix II: Derridaa s Abbreviated Citations. Appendix III: Some Kristevan Terms. Index.

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Authors Payne, Alex Payne, Michael Payne, Michael (Bucknell University) Payne
Publisher Wiley, John and Sons Ltd
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 06.05.1993
EAN 9780631182894
ISBN 978-0-631-18289-4
No. of pages 264
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > General and comparative literary studies
Non-fiction book > Philosophy, religion > Philosophy: antiquity to present day

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