(Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction) [PDF/EBOOK] Ð Catherine Belsey


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  • Catherine Belsey
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  • 18 February 2020
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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction Read ✓ 104 Catherine Belsey Ä 4 Read Onal theories of language and culture While the author discusses such well known figures as Barthes Foucault Derrida and Lacan she also draws pertinent examples from literature art film and popular culture unfolding the poststructuralist account of what it means to be a human being About the Series Combining authority. For me this book did what it said on the tin I ve skirted around PS in its different forms for a while now when dabbling in semiotics and critical theory etc and really wanted to know a little about what it s all about without burdening myself with a loaded textbookIt s not an easy subject I don t believe anyone who says they find it easy It challenges on uite a fundamental level a lot of the structures and common ideas on society and language This book barely skims the surface But what it is is a menu See what takes your fancy and then you can pursue those lines of enuiry yourself to read furtherFor me I came away with a peeked interest in learning about Saussure Foucault he sounds like fun and Derrida he sounds far too clever for me It also reignited a little love affair I had with Freudian teachings a while agoIn summary it does contain difficult language and ideas because it s dealing with a subject that is built upon challenging language and ideas As short as it is I wouldn t necessary consider it an easy read But if I wanted that I d try a Dummies guide

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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction Read ✓ 104 Catherine Belsey Ä 4 Read Poststructuralism changes the way we understand the relations between human beings their culture and the world Following a brief account of the historical relationship between structuralism and poststructuralism this Very Short Introduction traces the key arguments that have led poststructuralists to challenge traditi. Is the author talking about linguistics now Or politics Or metaphysics Oh wait it s popular culture No it s ethics Or is it psychoanalysis Art theory Anthropology Or just literary criticismNormally I love multi tasking authors and theories of everything but when I go through the above in just two pages I know there s a problem there And yet this is exactly what I feel when I read poststructuralism related authors No most of them don t like to be called poststructuralist Sadly this very short introduction suffers the same problemBelsey manages to be clearer than the thinkers she presents in the book especially in Chapter 3 Difference and Desire Despite her and my best efforts however in the other chapters I felt sharply oscillating between Well this is pretty obvious and Well this doesn t make sense at all another feature that the book shares with the founding texts of poststructuralismIf a school of thought keeps its confused and obscure style even in the text of a very short introduction for lay people it seems only fair to conclude once again that either these authors don t have anything substantial to say or they have discovered an esoteric truth that they cannot communicate If we remember how much they despise such truths we re left with only one option

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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction Read ✓ 104 Catherine Belsey Ä 4 Read With wit accessibility and style Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics Written by experts for the newcomer they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics from philosophy to Freud uantum theory to Isla. In five chapters the author presents us the multiple post structuralism theory From Saussure to Lyotard including Levi Strauss Althusser Foucault Barthes Derrida Lacan and Zizek Sex Art Politics Literature and Ethics are some of the depicted themes Lewis Carroll s dialogue between Alice and Humpty Dumpty and the case of Abel s gender changing confronts the idea of meaning as given in advance After poststructuralism meanings are not given but can be changed or deconstructed Post structuralism doesn t deprive us of the power to change Power is movable There are conflicts and we choose sides Derrida s last works are about Ethics in a world without foundation truths Saussure s concept of signifier is the basis of differance not difference guiding the idea of a world without foundation truths Although Reason and the laws of nature can be taken as new forms of metaphysical foundations Poststructuralism theory thinks there is no ultimate absolute reality If value emanate from language and Language divides the world differently from culture to culture Then no appeal to a grounding reality That is the uestion of XXI century values can change since values are different from themselves This idea comes from Saussure s signifiers as difference And lacanian Psychoanalysis is in debt with Saussure as difference is central desire is always unconscious the first object is always lost to the subject The mother is not a person but a structural position This maternal love object is lost in the Real From which the world of signifiers severs us


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