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Theorising Textual Subjects: Agency and Oppression

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This book addresses the central crisis in critical theory today: the attempts to theorize the subject as both a construct of discourse and a dialogical agent. In Theorising Textual Subjects, Meili Steele argues that it is possible to understand the postmodern subject as an active political agent. Steele argues that some of the most influential theories of agency fail to ac ...more
Paperback, 234 pages
Published February 11th 2011 by Cambridge University Press (first published May 1st 1997)
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Aug 03, 2007 Naeem rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Political theorists are usually to be avoided in my experience. Their great skill as an evasion of the real. But here is one whom I really trust. A scholar with keen sensitivity, great heart, and precise methods.

I am always nourished by his work.
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