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Four Books in the  "For Beginners" Series
1 Four Books in the "For Beginners" Series
1874166315 / 9781874166313 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Four books in the "For Beginners: series: Lacan for Beginners; Baudrillard for Beginners; Chomsky for Beginnes; and Levi-Strauss for Beginners. All four books are 5 1/2"w x 8 1/4"w and 175 pages long. Illustrated with black and white drawings and photos on every page. All are in Very Good condition with remainder marks on the bottom page ends. 139176 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Althusser, Louis Writings on Psychoanalysis: Freud and Lacan
N Y, Columbia Univ Pr, 1996, 0231101686 / 9780231101684 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 194 pages. Slight scuffing and edge wear to dust jacket. Contents: Translator's Preface; Introduction; Freud and Lacan; Letters to D.; The Tbilisi Affair; "In the Name of the Analysands..."; Correspondence with Jacques Lacan; Notes; Index. 120440 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Theatre and AutoBiography: Writing and Performing Lives in Theory and Practice, Grace, Sherrill; Wasserman, Jerry (eds.)
3 Grace, Sherrill; Wasserman, Jerry (eds.) Theatre and AutoBiography: Writing and Performing Lives in Theory and Practice
U.S.A., Talonbooks, 2006, 0889225400 / 9780889225404 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
Book is in excellent condition in every respect, with very light shelf wear to covers, solid binding, page block is clean and free of marking of any kind. 352 pages. 134554 
Price: 22.50 USD
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4 Jay, Martin Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French Thought
U.S.A., University of California Press, 1993, 0520081544 / 9780520081543 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Book is in excellent condition in every respect: covers have sharp corners, a little bit of edge wear, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid, square binding, the slightest of shelf wear. Dust jacket is scuffed, with some edge wear, no tears. Long considered "the noblest of the senses," vision has increasingly come under critical scrutiny by a wide range of thinkers who question its dominance in Western culture. These critics of vision, especially prominent in twentieth-century France, have challenged its allegedly superior capacity to provide access to the world. They have also criticized its supposed complicity with political and social oppression through the promulgation of spectacle and surveillance.Martin Jay turns to this discourse surrounding vision and explores its often contradictory implications in the work of such influential figures as Jean-Paul Sartre, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, Louis Althusser, Guy Debord, Luce Irigaray, Emmanuel Levinas, and Jacques Derrida. Jay begins with a discussion of the theory of vision from Plato to Descartes, then considers its role in the French Enlightenment before turning to its status in the culture of modernity. From consideration of French Impressionism to analysis of Georges Bataille and the Surrealists, Roland Barthes's writings on photography, and the film theory of Christian Metz, Jay provides lucid and fair-minded accounts of thinkers and ideas widely known for their difficulty.His book examines the myriad links between the interrogation of vision and the pervasive antihumanist, antimodernist, and counter-enlightenment tenor of much recent French thought. Text is in English. 135168 
Price: 32.95 USD
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