The resistance to French theory in the United States: A cross-cultural inquiry

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Abstract

Examines the French-American intellectual relations. Importing of French theory in the United States; Corpus of works devoted to French structuralism and posttructuralism in the United States; Philosophical and theoretical arguments; Practice of academic intellectuals; Cultural assumptions; Complicity between literary and social critics in France and the United States.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-347
Number of pages17
JournalFrench Historical Studies
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1995

Keywords

  • pragmatism
  • traditions
  • popular culture
  • poststructuralism
  • deconstruction
  • high culture
  • liberalism
  • white people
  • race relations

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