The Routledge critical and cultural theory reader / Critical and cultural theory reader edited by Neil Badmington and Julia Thomas. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2008. - xii, 452 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. 'Preface (To a Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy)', 1859 / 2. A Note on the Unconscious in Psychoanalysis', 1912 / 3. 'Linguistic Value', 1916 / 4. 'Womanliness as a Masquerade', 1929 / 5. 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction', 1936 / 6. 'The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience', 1949 / 7. 'The Fact of Blackness', 1952 / 8. 'Culture is Ordinary', 1958 / 9. 'The Social Text', 1961 / 10. 'The Burden of History', 1966 / 11. 'The Death of the Author', 1968 / 12. 'Differance', 1968 / 13. 'Walking in the City', 1974 / 14. 'What Is a Minor Literature', 1975 / 15. 'Panopticism', 1975 / 16. 'Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema', 1975 / 17. Introduction to Orientalism, 1978 / 18. 'Encoding/Decoding', 1980 / 19. 'Approaching Abjection', 1980 / 20. 'Simulacra and Science Fiction', 1981 / 21. 'Answer to the Question! What Is the Postmodern?', 1982 / 22. 'Thinking Sex! Notes Towards a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality', 1984 / 23. 'A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s', 1985 / 24. 'How to Tame a Wild Tongue', 1987 / 25. 'Imitation and Gender Insubordination', 1991 / 26. 'Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses', 1991 / 27. Introduction to Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life, 1995 / 28. 'What Does Queer Theory Teach Us About X?', 1995 / 29. 'Who Owns "Human Nature"?', 2003 / Karl Marx -- Sigmund Freud -- Ferdinand de Saussure -- Joan Riviere -- Walter Benjamin -- Jacques Lacan -- Frantz Fanon -- Raymond Williams -- Henri Lefebvre -- Hayden White -- Roland Barthes -- Jacques Derrida -- Michel de Certeau -- Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari -- Michel Foucault -- Laura Mulvey -- Edward Said -- Stuart Hall -- Julia Kristeva -- Jean Baudrillard -- Jean-Francois Lyotard -- Gayle Rubin -- Donna J. Haraway -- Gloria Anzaldua -- Judith Butler -- Chandra Talpade Mohanty -- Giorgio Agamben-- Lauren Berlant and Michael Warner -- Marjorie Garber.

Brings together 29 key pieces that have shaped the field of critical and cultural theory. This title includes topics such as: subjectivity, language, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, the body, the human, class, culture, everyday life, literature, psychoanalysis, technology, power, and visuality.

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Social sciences--Philosophy.
Critical theory.
Culture.

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