Travelling Concepts in the Humanities: A Rough Guide [Audiobook] download free by Mieke Bal

Travelling Concepts in the Humanities: A Rough Guide Audiobook download free by Mieke Bal
  • Listen audiobook: Travelling Concepts in the Humanities: A Rough Guide
  • Author: Mieke Bal
  • Release date: 2002/4/16
  • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780802084101
  • Rating: 8.64 of 10
  • Votes: 865
  • Review by: Axl Folsom
  • Review rating: 9.16 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/8
  • Duration: 5H20M50S in 256 kbps (86.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-15
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Vorbis, MP3, WMA, MPC, WAV, TTA, MPEG4, FLAC (compression ZIP, IMG, CHM, RAR, 7Z, AZW3, TAR.7Z)
  • Total pages original book: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 26M52S (7.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Attempting to bridge the gap between specialised scholarship in the humanistic disciplines and an interdisciplinary project of cultural analysis, Mieke Bal has written an intellectual travel guide that charts the course 'beyond' cultural studies. As with any guide, it can be used in a number of ways and the reader can follow or willfully ignore any of the paths it maps or signposts. Bal's focus for this book is the idea that interdisciplinarity in the humanities - necessary, exciting, serious - must seek its heuristic and methodological basis in concepts rather than its methods. Concepts are not grids to put over an object. The counterpart of any given concept is the cultural text or work or 'thing' that constitutes the object of analysis. No concept is meaningful for cultural analysis unless it helps us to understand the object better on its own terms. Bal offers the reader a sustained theoretical reflection on how to 'do' cultural analysis through a tentative practice of doing just that. This offers a concrete practice to theoretical constructs, and allows the proposed method more accessibility.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Semiotics / Semiology, Literary Theory, Society & Culture: General, Interdisciplinary Studies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 41.90 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x22mm
  • Weight: 640g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Toronto, Canada

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