New PDF release: Critical Theory in Russia and the West (BASEES/Routledge

By Alastair Renfrew,Galin Tihanov

The conventional view that the increase of Western theoretical concept within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies might be traced again to the Soviet Nineteen Twenties, as soon as approved in Russia and the West alike since it without delay linked the tutorial status of up to date Western thought with the highbrow weather of post-revolutionary Russia, is more and more challenged this day. With the sluggish retreat lately of concept from the excessive floor of the Western humanities, new paintings has emerged to indicate unforeseen parallels and to undermine others.

This ebook, with contributions from one of the most noticeable experts within the box, re-examines the numerous transfers, cross-fertilisations and synergies of cultural and literary idea among Russia and the West, from the Twenties via to the current day. It focuses totally on these traits that have made the main major contribution to severe thought over the past century, and appears forward on the theoretical paradigms which are probably to form the long run discussion among Russia and the West within the humanities.

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