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  1. Culture and the Real

    Theorizing Cultural Criticism

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: New Accents

    What makes us the people we are? Culture evidently plays a part, but how large a part? Is culture alone the source of our identities? Some have argued that human nature is the foundation of culture, others that culture is the foundation of human identity. Catherine Belsey calls for a more nuanced,...

    Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Walter Benjamin:Critical Evaluations 3V

    Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    Edited by Peter Osborne

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    No other single author has so commanding a critical presence across so many disciplines within the arts and humanities, in so many national contexts, as Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). The belated reception of his work as a literary critic (dating from the late 1950s) has been followed by a rapid...

    Published November 24th 2004 by Routledge

  3. The Postmodern

    By Simon Malpas

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Simon Malpas investigates the theories and definitions of postmodernism and postmodernity, and explores their impact in such areas as identity, history, art, literature and culture. In attempting to map the different forms of the postmodern, and the contrasting experiences of postmodernity in the...

    Published November 17th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Jacques Lacan

    By Sean Homer

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Jacques Lacan is one of the most challenging and controversial of contemporary thinkers, as well as the most influential psychoanalyst since Freud. Lacanian theory has reached far beyond the consulting room to engage with such diverse disciplines as literature, film, gender and social theory. This...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Literature, Culture and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Milner

    As cultural studies has grown from its origins on the margins of literary studies, it has tended to discard both literature and sociology in favour of the semiotics of popular culture. Literature, Culture and Society makes a determined attempt to re-establish the connections between literary...

    Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Cultural Politics of Emotion

    By Sara Ahmed, Sara Ahmed

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 17th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  8. On Anxiety

    By Renata Salecl

    Series: Thinking in Action

    We frequently hear that we live in an age of anxiety, from 'therapy culture', the Atkins diet and child anti-depressants to gun culture and weapons of mass destruction. While Hollywood regularly cashes in on teenage anxiety through its Scream franchise, pharmaceutical companies churn out new drugs...

    Published June 15th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Stuart Hall

    By James Procter

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    James Procter's introduction places Hall's work within its historical contexts, providing a clear guide to his key ideas and influences, as well as to his critics and his intellectual legacy. Stuart Hall has been pivotal to the development of cultural studies during the past forty years. Whether as...

    Published March 17th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Karl Marx

    2nd Edition

    By Wood Allen

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    This is one of the most respected books on Marx's philosophical thought. Wood explains Marx's views from a philosophical standpoint and defends Marx against common misunderstandings and criticisms of his views. All the major philosophical topics in Marx's work are considered: the central concept of...

    Published February 11th 2004 by Routledge