An introductory guide to post-structuralism and postmodernism. Front Cover. Madan Sarup. Harvester Wheatsheaf, – Philosophy – pages. An Introductory Guide to Post-Structuralism and Post Modernism. Front Cover. Madan Sarup. University of Georgia Press, – Philosophy – pages. An Introductory Guide to Post-structuralism and Postmodernism, Volume 0. Front Cover. Madan Sarup. University of Georgia Press, – Philosophy –

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Modern and Postmodern definitions see also Tto 1.

Secondly, Sarup is very obviously a Marxist, and consistently critical of post-structuralism from a Marxist perspective throughout. He briefly mentions Cage and a few others, but he doesn’t come close to really getting into the subject of what makes an artist or writer a modernist or a post-modernist. The chapter on postmodernism has been significantly expanded to include a discussion of Lyotard’s language games and his use of the category “sublime.

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There is also a great lack of direct quotes. Paperback2ndpages. See and discover other items: Poststructuralism, Misc in Continental Philosophy.

Sarup’s prose is clunky and repetitive, but his organization of complex ideas is dope. One such structure is a sign signifier and signified.

Request removal poststrudturalism index. In tracing the impact of post-structuralist thought not only on literary criticism but on such disciplines as philosophy, politics, psychoanalysis, the social sciences, and art, this book will be essential reading for those who want a clear and incisive introduction to the theories that continue to have widespread influence. Sarup writes about big concepts in an accessible yet poetic manner.

Not a terrible intro to post-structuralism, but a pretty bad glaze job on post-modernism.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Foucault a post-structuralist writes about the discontinuities of history without progress. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Not an easy read. I just read this entire book without realising, until just now when I logged onto goodreads, that I had already read it back in ! Ramon Leon rated it liked it May 30, He should spend more time on differance, in future editions.


An Introductory Guide to Post-Structuralism and Postmodernism

He plstmodernism spends a little too much time dealing with the philosophers’ relations with Marx and Nietzsche, but some of that can’t be helped. Language is moved to the center of philosophy. Account Options Sign in. Added to PP index Total downloads 23, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 13 37, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Yet helpful in understanding the complexity behind these terms. Greg Mills rated it liked it Apr 29, The chapter includes a new section on postmodern cultural practices as revealed in architecture, TV, video, and film.

Foucault and the social sciences.