Chapter 19. S

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch19

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) S, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch19

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



  • Edward William Said (1935–2003), literary and cultural theorist;
  • George Santayana (1863–1952), Spanish born American philosopher;
  • Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913), French theorist and professor of linguistics at University of Geneva;
  • Screen - most important journal of film criticism in English;
  • skin - largest organ and outermost covering of human body;
  • socialist realism - achieved predominance in Russia from 1930 to 1956;
  • sociology of knowledge - understanding knowledge in disciplines of thought examining sociohistorical origins;
  • South Asian studies - North American and European academy's approach to scholarship in history, economics, linguistics and social sciences;
  • Leo Strauss (1899–1973) - German émigré, political philosopher and historian of political thought;
  • structuralism - approaching and analyzing cultural activity objectively as a science


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