ICA: The Legacy of French Theory (Ideas From France)

Appignanesi, Lisa (editor). The Legacy of French Theory (Ideas From France). London: Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), 1985. ISBN: 0905263502. Unmarked. Some rubbing on the cover. 48p. Measures 8×11.25 inches. Very Good. Paperback. (#25849) $28.00

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Includes three sections:

Pleasures and Pitfalls of theory, with contributions from Christian Descamps, Malcolm Bradbury, Jacques Roubaud, Terry Eagleton and Cora Kaplan;

The Archeology of Michel Foucault, with contributions from Alan Sheridan, Jeffrey Weeks, John Forrester, and Peter Dews;

The Rise and Fall of Structural Marxism, with contributions from Gareth Stedman Jones, Ted Benton, Michele Barrett, and Bob Jessop; and The Uses of History, with contributions from Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and Peter Burke.

O’HARA, D: Radical Parody: American Culture and Critical Agency After Foucault

O’Hara, Daniel. Radical Parody: American Culture and Critical Agency After Foucault. Columbia University Press, 1992. ISBN: 0231076924. Unmarked text. Notes. Index. 311p. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#24448) $14.00

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Demonstrates the social uses of interpretation by analyzing the later writings of Foucault and the careers of critics in relation to Foucault’s work, including Derrida, Kristeva, Said, Rorty, Harold Bloom and others. Topics include cultural politics, Mask plays, a postmodern poetics of a critical reading and more.


JENCKS, C: The Language of Post-Modern Architecture

Jencks, Charles. The Language of Post-Modern Architecture. Rizzoli International Publications, 1976. ISBN: 0847801675. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Crease on front cover. Revised enlarged edition. 248 illustrations, 8 pages in color. 136p. Examines the state of architecture at the close of the Modern Movement. Good. Paperback. (#23873)

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