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Onal theories of language and culture While the author discusses such well known figures as Barthes Foucault Derrida and Lacan she also draws pertinent 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 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 dabbling in semiotics and critical theory etc and really wanted to know a little about what it s all about without burdening myself with a loaded textbookIt s not an easy subject I don t believe anyone who says they find it easy It challenges on uite a fundamental level a lot of the structures and common ideas on society and language This book barely skims the surface But what it is is a menu See what takes your fancy and then you can pursue those lines of enuiry yourself to read furtherFor me I came away with a peeked interest in learning about Saussure Foucault he sounds like fun and Derrida he sounds far too clever for me It also reignited a little love affair I had with Freudian teachings a while agoIn summary it does contain difficult language and ideas because it s dealing with a subject that is built upon challenging language and ideas As short as it is I wouldn t necessary consider it an easy read But if I wanted that I d try a Dummies guide

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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

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

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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 from philosophy to Freud uantum theory to Isla Useless shitty crap


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 criticismNormally I love multi tasking authors and t

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    Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions #73 Catherine Belsey Poststructuralism changes the way we understand the relations between human beings their culture and the world Following

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

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    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 dabbling in semiotics and critical theory etc and really wanted to know a little about 'what it's all about' without burdening myself with a loaded textbookIt's not an easy subject I don't believe anyone who says they find it easy I

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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

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    It is difficult to do a short introduction on poststructuralism but this very short introduction is better than

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    Useless shitty crap

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    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

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    In five chapters the author presents us the multiple post structuralism theory From Saussure to Lyotard including Levi Strauss Alth

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    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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