Statement of responsibility: Donald Hall
ISBN: 0415287618, 0415287626, 9780415287616, 9780415287623
Intended audience: Specialized.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
208 p. ; 24 cm.
The new critical idiom
Literature; Self-knowledge in literature.; Identity; Criticism; Subjectivity in literature.; Literature, Modern History and criticism.; Self
- Series Editor's Preface
- What is Subjectivity?
- Classical and Pre-Modern Identities
- 1. Descartes and the "I" Locke, Kant and the "We"
- 2. The Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
- Slavery and Subjectives
- Wollstonecraft and Early Modren Feminist Subjectivity
- Marx and Class Subjectivity
- Freud and the Rise of the Social Sciences
- Nietzsche and the Existentialists
- 3. The Politics of Identity
- Lacan, Althusser, Foucault and Discourse Theory
- The Politics of Gender and Sexuality, Race and Postcoloniality
- 4. Postmodernism and the Question of Agency
- Haraway and Cyborg Subjectivity