Language and Hegemony in Gramsci (Reading Gramsci)

Language and Hegemony in Gramsci (Reading Gramsci)

Peter Ives


Language and Hegemony in Gramsci introduces Gramsci's social and political concept via his writings on language. It indicates how his concentrate on language illuminates his critical principles akin to hegemony, natural and standard intellectuals, passive revolution, civil society and subalternity. Peter Ives explores Gramsci's obstacle with language from his collage experiences in linguistics to his final legal computing device. Hegemony has been obvious as Gramsci's most crucial contribution, yet with no wisdom of its linguistic roots, it is usually misunderstood. This publication areas Gramsci's principles in the linguistically encouraged social idea of the 20th century. It summarizes a few of the significant principles of Ferdinand de Saussure, Ludwig Wittgenstein, language philosophy and post-structuralism relating to Gramsci's place. by means of paying nice cognizance to the linguistic underpinnings of Gramsci's Marxism, Language and Hegemony in Gramsci exhibits how his theorization of strength, language and politics deal with concerns raised through post-modernism and the paintings of Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Chantal Mouffe, and Ernesto Laclau.

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