By Michael Payne,Jessica Rae Barbera
- Updated to add over forty new entries together with items on Alain Badiou, Ecocriticism, Comparative Racialization , usual Language Philosophy and Criticism, and Graphic Narrative
- Includes reflective, broad-ranging articles from top theorists together with Julia Kristeva, Stanley Cavell, and Simon Critchley
- Features an absolutely up-to-date bibliography
- Wide-ranging content material makes this a useful dictionary for college kids of a various variety of disciplines
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A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory by Michael Payne,Jessica Rae Barbera