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Vision and Textuality

Stephen W. Melville, Bill Readings - Art - 1995 - 391 pages
The influence of contemporary literary theory on art history is increasingly evident, but there is little or no agreement about the nature and consequence of this new ...
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Postmodernism Across the Ages: Essays for a Postmodernity that Wasn't Born ...

Bill Readings, Bennet Schaber - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 279 pages
Piranesi builds a shopping mall, Giotto supervises a training analysis, Milton directs a film. In Postmodernism Across the Ages the traditional notion of change in history, the ...
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The University

Paul A. Bové, Mark Bauerlein, Karl Kroeber, William V. Spanos - History - 2000 - 240 pages
The essays collected in this issue of boundary 2 were written in response to a call for papers that would treat the contemporary university, in various regions and stages of ...
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The University in Dissent: Scholarship in the Corporate University

Gary Rolfe - EDUCATION - 2012 - 150 pages
The rise of corporatism in the North American University was charted by Bill Readings in the mid nineteen-nineties in his book The University in Ruins. The intervening years ...
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Challenging knowledge: the university in the knowledge society

Gerard Delanty - Education - 2001 - 175 pages
The famous philosophical conceptions of the Open University from the Enlightenment to postmodern thought are discussed in this book along with the major writings in modern ...
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Constructive criticism: the human sciences in the age of theory

Martin Kreiswirth, Thomas Joseph Daniel Carmichael - Reference - 1995 - 223 pages
The proliferation of theories in the human sciences in recent decades has proceeded with little self-conscious evaluation of their assumptions and directions. The essays in ...
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Interrogating Cultural Studies: Theory, Politics and Practice

Paul Bowman - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 265 pages
This book presents an original and innovative new approach to the field of cultural studies in the form of a series of dynamically executed interviews with some of the world’s ...
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The Academic Postmodern and the Rule of Literature: A Report on Half-Knowledge

David Simpson - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 199 pages
This brilliantly argued book is an entirely fresh critique of the postmodern turn. David Simpson sets his sights on the most distinctive aspects of postmodern scholarship: the ...
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Concepts of Culture

Hans Adler, Jost Hermand - Foreign Language Study - 1999 - 211 pages
This volume contains the contributions to the Twenty-Ninth Wisconsin Workshop on "Concepts of Culture." Culture studies in the United States have arrived at a turning point ...
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