Introduction

Some Versions of Cultural and Critical Theory (1996)

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

How to Cite

Payne, M. and Barbera, J. R. (eds) (2010) Introduction, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Courtauld Institute of Art, UK

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168908

Online ISBN: 9781444323450

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Keywords:

  • some versions of cultural and critical theory;
  • definitions of culture - not applied to historical and social organization of human beings until mid-eighteenth century;
  • coordinates of cultural and critical theory;
  • British cultural studies - Raymond Williams, effects of industrial revolution on English literature;
  • American new historicism and ethnography - Stephen Greenblatt and Clifford Geertz;
  • critical theory and culture - Jürgen Habermas, a powerful critique of modernity;
  • culture and imperialism: Edward Said and the legacy of Foucault