Julia Kristeva : Essential Guides for Literary Studies Paperback
Part of the Routledge Critical Thinkers series
One of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century, Julia Kristeva has been driving forward the fields of literary and cultural studies since the 1960s.
This volume is an accessible, introductory guide to the main themes of Kristeva's work, including her ideas on: *semiotics and symbolism *abjection *melancholia *feminism *revolt.
McAfee provides clear explanations of the more difficult aspects of Kristeva's theories, helpfully placing her ideas in the relevant theoretical context, be it literary theory, psychoanalysis, linguistics, gender studies or philosophy, and demonstrates the impact of her critical interventions in these areas.
Julia Kristeva is the essential guide for readers who are approaching the work of this challenging thinker for the first time, and provides the ideal opportunity for those with more knowledge to re-familiarise themselves with Kristeva's key terms.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 168 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 16/10/2003
- Category: Western philosophy, from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9780415250092