Description - The Edinburgh Companion to Poststructuralism by Benoait Dillet
Your one-stop guide to poststructuralism: where it came from, what it's achieved and where it's going. Written by experts in their field, this important reference volume surveys the challenges and provocations raised by the major voices of poststructuralism: Foucault, Deleuze, Derrida, Cixous, Lyotard, Guattari, Kristeva, Irigary, Barthes and Baudrillard. Thematically organised and clearly written, it will guide students in philosophy, literature, art, geography, politics, sociology, law, film and cultural studies around the nature and contemporary relevance of poststructuralism. It explores the emergence of poststructuralism, from its origins in Marxism and structuralism to its global academic impact. It includes chapters that are arranged by theme and topic, showing which ideas captivated poststructuralist thinkers. It looks at the criticisms of poststructuralism. It investigates the new trends and recent debates within and around poststructuralism.
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(244mm x 172mm x mm)
Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Benoait Dillet
Benoit Dillet is a doctoral student in political thought in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent. Iain Mackenzie is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Kent. Robert Porter teaches cultural and political theory at University of Ulster.