Robert J.C. Young
Torn Halves: Political Conflict in Literary and Cultural Theory
Manchester: Manchester University Press; New York, St Martin’s Press, 1996

ISBN 0-7190-4776-5 (hardback) 0-7190-4777-3 (paperback)


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CONTENTS

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Contents page with original pagination (1996)

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Frontiers: theories of conflict

 

Introduction

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1 The dialectics of cultural criticism

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Borders: the culture of theory

 

2 Back to Bakhtin

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3 Poststructuralism - the improper name

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4 The politics of ‘the politics of literary theory’

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Badlands: psychoanalysis on the brink

 

5 The dangerous liaisons of psychoanalysis

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6 History, racism, nation - and psychoanalysis

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Boundaries: the institution of culture

 

7 New historicism and the counter culture

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8 The idea of a chrestomathic university

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Bibliography

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