Description - Discourse/Counter-Discourse by Richard Terdiman
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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(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Cornell University Press
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