Introducing Critical Theory: A Graphic Guide by Professor Stuart SimIntroducing Critical Theory: A Graphic Guide by Professor Stuart Sim

Introducing Critical Theory: A Graphic Guide

byProfessor Stuart Sim, PieroIllustratorBorin Van Loon

Paperback | May 8, 2009

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What might a 'theory of everything' look like? Is science an ideology? Who were Adorno, Horkheimer or the Frankfurt School? The decades since the 1960s have seen an explosion in the production of critical theories. Deconstructionists, poststructuralists, postmodernists, second-wave feminists, new historicists, cultural materialists, postcolonialists, black critics and queer theorists, among a host of others, all vie for our attention. Stuart Sim and Borin Van Loon's incisive graphic guideprovides a route through the tangled jungle of competing ideas and provides an essential historical context, situating these theories within tradition of critical analysis going back to the rise of Marxism. They present the essential methods and objectives of each theoretical school in an incisive and accessible manner, and pay special attention to recurrent themes and concerns that have preoccupied a century of critical theoretical activity.
Borin Van Loon has worked on numerous Introducing titles. He is a freelance illustrator, surrealist painter and collagist who produced the comic strip 'The Severed Head' for The Chap magazine.
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Title:Introducing Critical Theory: A Graphic GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:175 pages, 6.61 × 4.65 × 0.51 inPublished:May 8, 2009Publisher:Icon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848310595

ISBN - 13:9781848310599

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