New Directions in Criticism
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Post-theory by Martin McQuillan
Book DescriptionPost-Theory brings together some of the most prominent figures and rising stars in the field of Critical Theory. Essays consider such issues as: the current state of Critical Theory; the type of work Theory has made possible; and the future of theory. Opening with a Preface by Ernesto Laclau, the book closes with a 'Post-Word' from Helene Cixous. This volume of new work features examples of new theoretical possibilities. Contributors include: Catherine Besley, Geoffrey Bennington, Helene Cixous, Patricia Duncker, Lorna Hutson, Ernesto Laclau, Julian Murphet, Christopher Norris, Nicholas Royle, Robert Smith and Eric Woehrling. Key Features * Ground-breaking collection of opinion-changing work * Timely and topical intervention into Critical Theory * Wide range of approaches and examples of theoretical possibilities * Contributors include huge names in the field, such as Catherine Besley, Geoffrey Bennington, Helene Cixous, Patricia Duncker, Lorna Hutson, Ernesto Laclau, Julian Murphet, Christopher Norris, Nicholas Royle, Robert Smith and Eric Woehrling
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748610655
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 26-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Martin McQuillan
Martin McQuillan is Professor of Literary Theory and Cultural Analysis and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Kingston University, London. His recent publications include Deconstruction After 9/11 and Roland Barthes, or, The Profession of Cultural Studies. Graeme MacDonald is a Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He is a co-editor of Post-Theory: New Directions in Criticism (Edinburgh University Press, 1999).
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