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    DescriptionContaining over 750 in-depth entries, this is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available. It covers the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, cultural studies, gender studies, film studies, literary theory, hermeneutics, historical materialism, internet studies, and sociopolitical critical theory. Entries clearly explain even the most complex of theoretical discourses, such as Marxism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, deconstruction, and postmodernism. There are biographies of important figures in the field, with feature entries for those who have heavily influenced areas of the discipline, e.g. Deleuze. Entries are fully cross-referenced and contain further reading where appropriate. To provide extra information this edition features an appendix of recommended web links, which are accessible via the Dictionary of Critical Theory companion website, where they are also checked regularly and kept up to date. Covering all aspects of the subject from globalization and race studies, to queer theory and feminism, this multidisciplinary A-Z is essential for students of literary and cultural studies and is useful for anyone studying a humanity subject requiring a knowledge of theory.


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    Title
    A Dictionary of Critical Theory
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian Buchanan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 195 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 370 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199532919
    ISBN 10: 0199532915
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    BIC subject category V2: HPC
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15270
    BISAC V2.8: LIT012000
    DC22: 301.01
    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    DC22: 142
    Thema V1.0: GBC, QDH
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    25 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Professor Ian Buchanan is Chair of Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University. He is the author of A Reader's Guide to Deleuze and Guattari (2007), Fredric Jameson: Live Theory (2006), Deleuzism: A Metacommentary (2000), and Michel de Certeau (2000). He has also edited a dozen books and special issues of journals, as well as founding the journal of Deleuze Studies.
    Table of contents
    INTRODUCTION ; CRITICAL THEORY A-Z ; WEB RESOURCES