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Mythologies Mythologies (Paperback)
by (shelved 132 times as theory)
avg rating 4.12 — 22,163 ratings — published 1957
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Orientalism Orientalism (Paperback)
by (shelved 124 times as theory)
avg rating 4.07 — 29,740 ratings — published 1978
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The Society of the Spectacle The Society of the Spectacle (Paperback)
by (shelved 105 times as theory)
avg rating 4.04 — 18,370 ratings — published 1967
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Simulacra and Simulation Simulacra and Simulation (Paperback)
by (shelved 97 times as theory)
avg rating 3.99 — 18,015 ratings — published 1981
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The Wretched of the Earth The Wretched of the Earth (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as theory)
avg rating 4.17 — 26,690 ratings — published 1961
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The Communist Manifesto The Communist Manifesto (Paperback)
by (shelved 92 times as theory)
avg rating 3.50 — 116,228 ratings — published 1848
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Literary Theory: An Introduction Literary Theory: An Introduction (Paperback)
by (shelved 90 times as theory)
avg rating 3.95 — 6,299 ratings — published 1983
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Pedagogy of the Oppressed Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Paperback)
by (shelved 82 times as theory)
avg rating 4.25 — 37,617 ratings — published 1968
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Black Skin, White Masks Black Skin, White Masks (Paperback)
by (shelved 75 times as theory)
avg rating 4.25 — 16,100 ratings — published 1952
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Of Grammatology Of Grammatology (Paperback)
by (shelved 71 times as theory)
avg rating 3.94 — 9,632 ratings — published 1967
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Ways of Seeing Ways of Seeing (Paperback)
by (shelved 68 times as theory)
avg rating 3.74 — 265,906 ratings — published 1972
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Writing and Difference Writing and Difference (Paperback)
by (shelved 68 times as theory)
avg rating 3.97 — 10,846 ratings — published 1967
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The Pleasure of the Text The Pleasure of the Text (Paperback)
by (shelved 66 times as theory)
avg rating 4.08 — 7,390 ratings — published 1973
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The Poetics of Space The Poetics of Space (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as theory)
avg rating 4.18 — 15,629 ratings — published 1957
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The Prince The Prince (Paperback)
by (shelved 58 times as theory)
avg rating 3.78 — 281,313 ratings — published 1513
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Beyond Good and Evil Beyond Good and Evil (Paperback)
by (shelved 57 times as theory)
avg rating 4.02 — 101,937 ratings — published 1886
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The Location of Culture The Location of Culture (Paperback)
by (shelved 56 times as theory)
avg rating 3.84 — 3,947 ratings — published 1994
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Image-Music-Text Image-Music-Text (Paperback)
by (shelved 55 times as theory)
avg rating 4.09 — 5,245 ratings — published 1977
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Culture and Imperialism Culture and Imperialism (Paperback)
by (shelved 54 times as theory)
avg rating 4.14 — 10,288 ratings — published 1993
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Epistemology of the Closet Epistemology of the Closet (Paperback)
by (shelved 54 times as theory)
avg rating 4.13 — 4,226 ratings — published 1990
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A Lover's Discourse: Fragments A Lover's Discourse: Fragments (Paperback)
by (shelved 52 times as theory)
avg rating 4.41 — 11,612 ratings — published 1977
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The Culture Industry The Culture Industry (Paperback)
by (shelved 52 times as theory)
avg rating 4.01 — 8,185 ratings — published 1947
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The Republic The Republic (Paperback)
by (shelved 51 times as theory)
avg rating 3.90 — 219,478 ratings — published -380
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Civilization and Its Discontents Civilization and Its Discontents (Paperback)
by (shelved 51 times as theory)
avg rating 3.76 — 50,507 ratings — published 1930
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On Photography On Photography (Paperback)
by (shelved 50 times as theory)
avg rating 3.83 — 59,534 ratings — published 1973
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Poetics Poetics (Paperback)
by (shelved 48 times as theory)
avg rating 3.81 — 23,494 ratings — published -335
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Undoing Gender Undoing Gender (Paperback)
by (shelved 46 times as theory)
avg rating 4.07 — 6,485 ratings — published 2004
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S/Z: An Essay S/Z: An Essay (Paperback)
by (shelved 44 times as theory)
avg rating 3.99 — 5,089 ratings — published 1970
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The Interpretation of Dreams The Interpretation of Dreams (Hardcover)
by (shelved 44 times as theory)
avg rating 3.83 — 112,223 ratings — published 1899
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The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le GuinAnarchism and Other Essays by Emma GoldmanV for Vendetta by Alan MooreOn Anarchism by Noam ChomskyHomage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Anarchist books
305 books — 230 voters
Mathematical Basis Of The Arts by Joseph SchillingerMusic Theory in One Lesson by Ross TrottierJazzology by Robert RawlinsEncyclopedia Of Rhythms by Joseph SchillingerClassical Form by William E. Caplin
Music Theory
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