Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction

Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction

Catherine Belsey


Poststructuralism alterations the way in which we comprehend the kinfolk among humans, their tradition, and the area. Following a short account of the historic dating among structuralism and poststructuralism, this Very brief advent strains the major arguments that experience led poststructuralists to problem conventional theories of language and tradition. whereas the writer discusses such famous figures as Barthes, Foucault, Derrida, and Lacan, she additionally attracts pertinent examples from literature, artwork, movie, and pop culture, unfolding the poststructuralist account of what it ability to be a human being.

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