Critical Theory: The Key Concepts Paperback / softback
Part of the Routledge Key Guides series
Critical Theory: The Key Concepts introduces over 300 widely-used terms, categories and ideas drawing upon well-established approaches like new historicism, postmodernism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, and narratology as well as many new critical theories of the last twenty years such as Actor-Network Theory, Global Studies, Critical Race Theory, and Speculative Realism.
This book explains the key concepts at the heart of a wide range of influential theorists from Agamben to Zizek.
Entries range from concise definitions to longer more explanatory essays and include terms such as:AestheticsDesireDissensusDromocracyHegemonyIdeologyIntersectionalityLate CapitalismPerformativityRaceSutureFeaturing cross-referencing throughout, a substantial bibliography and index, Critical Theory: The Key Concepts is an accessible and easy-to-use guide.
This book is an invaluable introduction covering a wide range of subjects for anyone who is studying or has an interest in critical theory (past and present).
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 362 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/05/2015
- Category: Literary theory
- ISBN: 9780415695657