Discourse/Counter-Discourse by Richard Terdiman
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Discourse/Counter-Discourse by Richard Terdiman

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Discourse/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 Details

ISBN: 9780801496905
ISBN-10: 080149690X
Format: Paperback
(152mm x 226mm x 5mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 29-Nov-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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