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Why the humanities matter : a commonsense approach / Frederick Luis Aldama.

Author/creator Aldama, Frederick Luis, 1969-
Format Electronic and Book
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoAustin : University of Texas Press,
Descriptionxiv, 377 p. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Introduction: a new humanism -- Self, identity, and ideas -- Revisiting Derrida, Lacan, and Foucault -- Derrida gets medieval -- Imaginary empires, real nations -- Edward Said spaced out -- Modernity, what? -- Teachers, scholars, and the humanities today -- Translation matters -- Can music resist? -- The "cultural studies turn" in Brown studies -- Pulling up stakes in Latin/o American theoretical claims -- Fugitive thoughts on justice and happiness -- Why literature matters -- Interpretation, interdisciplinarity, and the people.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [327]-348) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2008007807
ISBN9780292717985 (cl. : alk. paper)
ISBN0292717989 (cl. : alk. paper)

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