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Structuralism, 2nd Edition

Structuralism, 2nd Edition

John Sturrock, Jean-Michel Rabaté (Introduction)

ISBN: 978-0-470-77674-2

Apr 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

176 pages

$40.99

Description

John Sturrock’s classic explication of Structuralism represents the most succinct and balanced survey available of a major critical movement associated with the thought of such key figures as Lévi-Strauss, Foucault, Barthes, Lacan and Althusser theory.

  • A classic work in literary and cultural theory.
  • Reissued to coincide with calls for a return to structuralism.
  • Includes a new introduction by Jean-Michel Rabaté, which explores developments in the reception of structuralist theory in the past five to ten years.
Introduction 2003: Are you History? Jean-Michel Rabaté.

Introduction to the second edition: John Sturrock.

Language.

Social Sciences.

Semiotics.

Literature.

Post-Structuralism.

Conclusion.

Further Reading.

Notes.

Index.


  • A classic work in literary and cultural theory.
  • Reissued to coincide with calls for a return to structuralism.
  • Includes a new introduction by Jean-Michel Rabaté, which explores developments in the reception of structuralist theory in the past five to ten years.