Crossing Borders: Reception Theory, Poststructuralism, Deconstruction

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Robert C. Holub critically investigates the histories of reception theory, poststructuralism, and deconstruction in postwar Germany and the United States. He looks at how imported theories assume a place in the political discourse of a country, and how indigenous intellectual traditions and prejudices affect, modify, or even distort foreign theories. Holub addresses many timely questions: Why did reception theory, so prominent in Germany in the 1960s and 1970s, fail to have an impact on American academics until the 1980s? ...

Crossing Borders: Reception Theory, Poststructuralism, Deconstruction 1992, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299132743

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Crossing Borders: Reception Theory, Poststructuralism, Deconstruction 1992, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299132705

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