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With wit accessibility and style Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics Written by experts for the newcomer they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics A Very Short PDFEPUB #231 from philosophy to Freud uantum theory to Islam. Useless shitty crap

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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

Poststructuralism changes Very Short Kindle #214 the way we understand the relations between human beings their culture and the world Following a brief account of the historical relationship between structuralism and poststructuralism this Very Short Introduction traces the key arguments that have led poststructuralists to challenge traditional. Is the author talking about linguistics now Or politics Or metaphysics Oh wait it s popular culture No it s ethics Or is it psychoanalysis Art theory Anthropology Or just literary criticismNormally I love multi tasking authors and theories of everything but when I go through the above in just two pages I know there s a problem there And yet this is exactly what I feel when I read poststructuralism related authors No most of them don t like to be called poststructuralist Sadly this very short introduction suffers the same problemBelsey manages to be clearer than the thinkers she presents in the book especially in Chapter 3 Difference and Desire Despite her and my best efforts however in the other chapters I felt sharply oscillating between Well this is pretty obvious and Well this doesn t make sense at all another feature that the book shares with the founding texts of poststructuralismIf a school of thought keeps its confused and obscure style even in the text of a very short introduction for lay people it seems only fair to conclude once again that either these authors don t have anything substantial to say or they have discovered an esoteric truth that they cannot communicate If we remember how much they despise such truths we re left with only one option

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Theories of language and culture While the author discusses such well known figures as Barthes Foucault Derrida and Lacan she also draws pertinent Poststructuralism A eBook #197 examples from literature art film and popular culture unfolding the poststructuralist account of what it means to be a human being About the Series Combining authority. It is difficult to do a short introduction on poststructuralism but this very short introduction is better than some of the other subjects in the series I have read and much better than the godawful introduction to postmodernism Oxford inexplicably allowed One of the problems with this subject is it assumes you know something about a number of other subjects before you even read it like feminism psychoanalysis Marxism literary criticism etc etc but despite the fact that the author could have written detail this being one of the shorter entries in even this short series it still is a pretty good introduction


10 thoughts on “Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

  1. says:

    Is the author talking about linguistics now? Or politics? Or metaphysics? Oh wait it's popular culture No it's ethics Or is it psychoanalysis? Art theory? Anthropology? Or just literary criticism?Normally I love multi tasking authors and theories of everything but when I go through the above in just two pages I know there's a problem there And yet this is exactly what I feel when I read poststructuralism related authors No most of them do

  2. says:

    Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions #73 Catherine Belsey Poststructuralism chan

  3. says:

    succinct and to the point without the use of extra difficult diction or over complicated explanationsa remarkable book in the series 👌

  4. says:

    For me this book did what it said on the tin I've skirted around PS in its different forms for a while now when d

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    Recent events have reinvigorated my interest in the sociocultural factors that impact our sense of well being The uality and character of our national discourse has abruptly changed and the psychological impact it has had on nearly everyone I encounter is profoundWhen the dominant cultural discourse is reflective of ones personal world view and when the national practices and policies are progressing in the direction of ones va

  6. says:

    It is difficult to do a short introduction on poststructuralism but this very short introduction is better than some of the other subjects in the series I have read and much better than the godawful introduction to postmodernism Oxford inexplicably allowed One of the problems with this subject is it assumes you know somet

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    Useless shi

  8. says:

    Devoid of coherent structure organization of ideas contextual understanding and conceptual connections this is either the work of a really bad writercommunicator or a total Straussian genius inserting a meta commentary about post structuralism within a work on post structuralism It is after all the writing that writes If I am to believe Barthes that distinction is anyway null and void so perhaps best to ignore it altogether I do have a mu

  9. says:

    In five chapters the author presents us the multiple post structuralism theory From Saussure to Lyotard including Levi Strauss Althusser Foucault Barthes Derrida Lacan and Zizek Sex Art Politics Literature and Ethics are some of the

  10. says:

    Excellent intro to poststructural thought complete with clear and vivid illustrations and witty explanations A very good straightfoward place to start if you're interested in poststructuralism

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