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Major Works: Critical Theory

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published major works in the subject of Critical Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. J. Popular Culture

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    These four volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Emmanuel Levinas

    Edited by Claire Elise Katz

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Emmanuel Levinas (1905-1995) was one of the foremost thinkers of the twentieth century. His work has influenced a wide range of intellectuals, from French thinkers such as Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Derrida, Luce Irigaray and Jean-Luc Marion, to American philosophers Stanley Cavell and Hillary...

    Published November 24th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Narrative Theory

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    Edited by Mieke Bal

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    This set of volumes sketches the history, breadth, and applicability of narrative theory, thus demonstrating its value as an analytical instrument. The collection includes articles from the leading names of narrative theory, such as Roland Barthes, Mikhail Bakhtin, Tzvetan Todorov and...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Jacques Lacan

    Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    Edited by Slavoj Zizek

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

    Jacques Lacan (1901-1980) is undoubtedly the central figure of psychoanalysis in the second half of the 20th century. He not only revolutionized the psychoanalytic practice, but in his 'return to Freud', he also deployed a global reinterpretation of the entire structural linguistics and...

    Published December 4th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Reception Theory

    By Robert C. Holub

    Series: New Accents

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Return Of Reader

    By Elizabeth Freund

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Subculture

    By Dick Hebdige

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Unusable Past

    By Russell J. Reising

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  9. J. Popular Culture

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    Series: New Accents

    These four volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate...

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Re-Reading English

    By Peter Widdowson

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge