Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Logic of Culture: Authority and Identity in the Modern Era

Ray, William (Fellow, 1996-97)

Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 2022

From the publisher's description:

This book proposes an analysis of the underlying 'logic' of culture, drawing on a wide range of material not previously examined in works of this kind. An original theory, considering culture as a grammar of subjectivity and identity; focuses on material not examined in previous works of this kind - the novel as a genre, the newspapers of the French Revolution, the French Revolutionary debates on public education.


Subjects: Literary Theory; History;; Cultural Studies; Cultural Identity; Logic;