Chapter 13. M

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch13

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) M, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch13

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



  • Pierre Macherey (1938–), French Marxist theoretician - former pupil and collaborator of Louis Althusser;
  • Catharine MacKinnon, (1946–), US feminist legal scholar and activist - provided theoretical foundation for feminist anti-pornography movement;
  • Karl Heinrich Marx (1818–83), German political, economic, philosophical theorist and revolutionist;
  • Marxist-Feminist Literature Collective (1975–77), informal network of women students and teachers in adult and higher education;
  • materialism - reality consists exclusively of material things and their varying combinations;
  • Marcel Mauss (1872–1950), French sociologist and anthropologist - nephew and close supporter of the great sociologist Emile Durkheim;
  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908–61), French philosopher and man of letters;
  • mirror-stage, first major contribution to psychoanalytic thought - made by Jacques Lacan;
  • Jan Mukarovsky (1891–1975), Czech philologist, literary critic, and theoretician of literature


This chapter contains entries titled:

  • Macherey, Pierre to musicology and culture