Critical Theory and Political Engagement: From May '68 to the Arab Spring (Paperback)

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In this timely study, Pawling argues for a renewal of the 'politics of intellectual life', calling for an engaged critical theory written in the spirit of May 1968, as exemplified in the works of figures such as Sartre, Derrida, Badiou, Jameson and Said.

About the Author


Christopher Pawling was formerly Subject Leader in Communications and is now an Honorary Research Fellow at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. His publications include Popular Fiction and Social Change (ed., Macmillan, 1984), Christopher Caudwell: Towards A Dialectical Theory of Literature (Macmillan, 1989) and Narrating the Thirties (co-authored, Macmillan, 1995). Recently he has published his work in the form of contributed book chapters and has also published articles in Media, Culture and Society, Textual Practice, The Magazine of Cultural Studies and Literature and History.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349324972
ISBN-10: 1349324973
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2013
Pages: 213
Language: English