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Balkan as Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation (The MIT Press)

By: Bjelic, Dusan I.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2269637

ISBN: 0262524481

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. Pioneering essays on the idea of the Balkan as a body of knowledge and a cultural metaphor.Balkan. Somewhere between a tragedy and a myth, a place and a condition, the term is perhaps best understood as a metaphor. It has been used and abused in academia by proponents of opposing political views. Multiculturalism has appropriated it, as have postmodernism and postcommunism. It is used pejoratively to refer to excessive specializatio... View more info

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Michel Foucault

By: Eribon, Didier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard: 1991

Seller ID: 2265666

ISBN: 0674572874

Condition: Very Good


Ink underlining to first 30 pages only. Light edge wear to jacket. 1991 Hard Cover. At the time of his death in 1984, at the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of this century. Hailed by distinguished historians and lionized on his frequent visits to America, he continues to provoke lively debate. The nature and merits of his accomplishments remain tangled in controversy. Rejecting traditional liberal and Marxist dre... View more info

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Superstructuralism: The Philosophy of Structuralism and Post-structuralism

By: Harland, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1987

Seller ID: 2195164

Condition: Good


Ink and highlighting throughout, pages lightly toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. In Superstructuralism, Harland coins the term to cover the whole field of Structuralists, Semioticians, Althusserian Marxists, Foucaultians, and poststructuralists -- Derrida, Kristeva, Barthes, Deleuze, Guattari, Foucault and Baudrillard included -- in spite of the differences among them. View more info

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The Cambridge Introduction to Jacques Derrida

By: Hill, Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277945

ISBN: 0521682819

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. Few thinkers of the latter half of the twentieth century have so profoundly and radically transformed our understanding of writing and literature as Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). Derridian deconstruction remains one of the most powerful intellectual movements of the present century, and Derrida's own innovative writings on literature and philosophy are crucially relevant for any understanding of the future of liter... View more info

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Structuralism and Poststructuralism for Beginners

By: Palmer, Donald D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: For Beginners LLC: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265453

ISBN: 1934389102

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1997 Trade Paperback. 154 pp. “In its less dramatic versions,” writes author Dan Palmer, “structuralism is just a method of studying language, society, and the works of artists and novelists. But in its most exuberant form, it is a philosophy, an overall worldview that provides an account of reality and knowledge.” Poststructuralism is a loosely knit intellectual movement, comprised mainly of ex-structuralists who either became dissa... View more info

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Structuralism in Literature: An Introduction

By: Scholes, Robert

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 1520404

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed & creased, several pages dog-eared. 1975 Trade Paperback. xii, 223 pp. A distinguished literary critic explores the linguistic background of structuralism, its historical connections to romanticism and Russian formalism, and the theory and practice of the leading contemporary structuralist literary critics. Beautifully lucid, and at the same time intelligently critical...Perhaps the most valuable general work [on the subject] available. - Times Higher Edu... View more info

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Altarity

By: Taylor, Mark P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201453

ISBN: 0226791386

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine faintly creased. 1987 Trade Paperback. xxxiv, 371 pp. Readers familiar with Mark C. Taylor's previous writing will immediately recognize Altarity as a remarkable synthetic project. This work combines the analytic depth and detail of Taylor's earlier studies of Kierkegaard and Hegel with the philosophical and theological scope of his highly acclaimed Erring. In Altarity, Taylor develops a genealogy of otherness and difference that is ... View more info

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The Final Foucault

By: [Foucault]; Bernauer, James; Rasmussen, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MIT: 1988

Seller ID: 1964944

ISBN: 0262521326

Condition: Good


Minor ink underlining. 1988 Trade Paperback. Michel Foucault left a rich legacy of ideas and approaches, many of which still await exposition and analysis. The Final Foucault is devoted to his last published (and some as yet unpublished) work and includes a translation of one of his last interviews, a comprehensive bibliography of his publications, and a biographical chronology.Foucault was still working on his history of sexuality when he died in 1984, but his main conc... View more info