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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95
In this handy volume, Claire Colebrook offers an overview of the history and structure of irony, from Socrates to the present. Students will welcome this clear, concise guide, which: *traces the use of the concept through history, from Greek times to the Romantic period and on to the postmodern era *looks closely at the work of Socrates and the more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 24.95
Why think? Not, according to Gilles Deleuze, in order to be clever, but because thinking transforms life. Why read literature? Not for pure entertainment, Deleuze tells us, but because literature can recreate the boundaries of life. With his emphasis on creation, the future and the enhancement of life, along with his crusade against 'common sense',... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 19.95
This accessible introduction to the comprehensive work of the influential French thinker Gilles Deleuze explains key Deleuzian concepts and illustrates the political, stylistic, and theoretical complexities of each. A glossary of key Deleuzean terms and a description of the impact of Deleuze are provided. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts presents a broad overview and engagement with the full range of Derrida's work - from the early phenomenological thinking to his preoccupations with key themes, such as technology, psychoanalysis, friendship, Marxism, racism and sexism, to his ethico-political writings and his deconstruction of democracy. Presenting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Drawing upon and extending the theoretical insights of Deleuze, Foucault and Agamben, this volume considers the concept of life as it operates in law, politics and contemporary culture. It focuses on key legal cases (such as the Terri Schiavo case in the US), political events (such as the post 9/11 internment camp) and new cultural phenomena. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 28.95
Paul de Man is often associated with an era of ?high theory?, an era it is argued may now be coming to a close. This book, written by three leading contemporary scholars, includes both a transcript and facsimile print of a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture on Walter Benjamin. Challenging and relevant, this... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Rather than accept that there is a single body of literature that can be labeled ?women?s writing,? this volume explores the ways in which twenty-first-century crises have problematized identity, literature, and narration. more...