The Theory and Practice of Symbolic Resistance in Nineteenth-Century France 1st New edition
By (author) Richard Terdiman
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Discourse/Counter-Discourse by Richard Terdiman
Book DescriptionDiscourse/Counter-Discourse is situated on the border between cultural history and literary criticism: combining the insights of Marxism and semiotics, it attempts to delineate the cultural function of texts. Focusing on France during a period of remarkable cultural, social, and political transformation, Richard Terdiman examines both the dominant bourgeois discourse-novels, newspapers, and other mass forms of expression-and the effort of intellectuals to devise counter-discourses to combat it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780801496905
(152mm x 226mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 29-Nov-1989
Country of Publication: United States
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