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Foucault and Latin America Appropriations and Deployments of Discursive Analysis by Benigno Trigo

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Latin America,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Linguistics,
  • 20th century,
  • Civilization,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • History and criticism,
  • Spanish American prose literat,
  • Spanish American prose literature

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9313082M
ISBN 10041592829X
ISBN 109780415928298

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Michel Foucault Biography - Michel Foucault (Octo J ) was a French philosopher who held a chair at the College de France, which he gave the title The History of Systems of Thought. His writings have had an enormous impact on other scholarly work: Foucault's influence extends across the humanities and social sciences, and across many applied and professional areas of study. Get this from a library! Foucault and Latin America: appropriations and deployments of discursive analysis. [Benigno Trigo;] -- Foucault and Latin America is the first volume to trace the influence of Foucault's theories on power, discourse, government, subjectivity and . This is a terrific collection of new scholarship on sexuality and gender in Latin America. While there are now numerous edited volumes on these topics, Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Latin America since Independence stands out both for its extremely useful introduction and the truly new directions taken by the essays of the contributing scholars. In fact, my main complaint might be that such Author: Heidi Tinsman.   A Foucault for the 21st Century: Governmentality, Biopolitics and Discipline in the New Millennium [Sam Binkley, Sam Binkley, Jorge Capetillo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Foucault for the 21st Century: Governmentality, Biopolitics and Discipline in the New MillenniumCited by:

The Latin American Biopolitics Reading Group Modernity and Naked Life The Latin American Essy and The Critique of Capitalism The Literature of Latin America’s Export Age. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Selections. Foucault, Michel. “Michel Foucault notait ainsi, à propos du regard clinique, sa "paradoxale propriété d'entendre un langage au moment où il perçoit un specatcle".” ― Aleberto Castoldi 0 likes. "Foucault and Latin America" is the first volume to trace the influence of Foucault's theories on power, discourse, government, subjectivity, and sexuality in Latin American thought. Autore Benigno L. Trigo is Assistant Professor in Hispanic Languages and Literature . Foucault's Pendulum. By: was greeted across Europe and Latin America as his highest achievement, surpassing even his previous work in its strangeness, beauty, and scope. Its throng of unforgettable characters includes academics and convicts, an American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage student and her widowed.