Bourdieu and Literature by John R.W. Speller

By John R.W. Speller

Bourdieu and Literature is a wide-ranging, rigorous and obtainable creation to the connection among Pierre Bourdieu's paintings and literary reviews. It presents a finished review and demanding review of his contributions to literary concept and his brooding about authors and literary works. one of many most popular French intellectuals of the post-war period, Bourdieu has turn into a customary aspect of reference within the fields of anthropology, linguistics, paintings heritage, cultural reports, politics, and sociology, yet his longstanding curiosity in literature has frequently been missed. This examine explores the impression of literature on Bourdieu's highbrow itinerary, and the way his literary realizing intersected along with his sociological concept and brooding about cultural coverage. this is often the 1st full-length learn of Bourdieu's paintings on literature in English, and it presents a useful source for college kids and students of literary stories, cultural thought and sociology.

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