Rethinking the University: Leverage and Deconstruction

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Manchester University Press, 1999 - Education - 179 pages
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Rethinking the University explores and develops key critical debates in the humanities--concerning postmodernism, New Historicism, political criticism, cultural studies, interdisciplinarity and deconstruction--in the context of the various crises facing academic institutions. Wortham's analysis of the characteristic features of today's university is guided by a close reading of important critics on the question of the institution itself.
  

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Contents

Van Goghs shoes
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Surviving theory as if It were dead
148
The art of memory
170
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Simon Wortham is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Portsmouth.

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