The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory

2nd Edition

Paul Wake, Simon Malpas

Published June 20, 2013
Reference - 344 Pages
ISBN 9780415668309 - CAT# Y117665
Series: Routledge Companions

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Now in a fully updated second edition The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory is an indispensible guide for anyone approaching the field for the first time. Exploring ideas from a diverse range of disciplines through a series of 11 critical essays and a dictionary of key names and terms, this book examines some of the most complex and fundamental theories in modern scholarship including:

  • Marxism
  • Trauma Theory
  • Ecocriticism
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Feminism
  • Posthumanism
  • Gender and Queer Theory
  • Structuralism
  • Narrative
  • Postcolonialism
  • Deconstruction
  • Postmodernism

With three new essays, an updated introduction, further reading and a wealth of new dictionary entries, this text is an indispensible guide for all students of the theoretically informed arts, humanities and social sciences.


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