The Well-Tempered Self: Citizenship, Culture, and the Postmodern Subject

The Well-Tempered Self: Citizenship, Culture, and the Postmodern Subject

by Toby Miller

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"This is a major work on the connection of theoretical to political practice under postmodernity. At once rigorous and readable, its academic concerns will be both accessible and useful to readers asking — as contemporary readers indomitably do — what these debates in cultural theory have to do with the conduct of theirsocial lives." — Meaghan Morris, author of The Pirate's Fiancée: Feminism, Reading, Postmodernism.

"Miller's work is extremely engaging, original, and successful in producing a set of innovative analyses of the formation of cultural subjects." — Douglas Kellner, University of Texas, Austin

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801846045
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/01/1993
Series: Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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Meaghan Morris

This is a major work on the connection of theoretical to political practice under postmodernity. At once rigorous and readable, its academic concerns will be both accessible and useful to readers asking—as contemporary readers indomitably do—what these debates in cultural theory have to do with the conduct of theirsocial lives.

Douglas Kellner

Miller's work is extremely engaging, original, and successful in producing a set of innovative analyses of the formation of cultural subjects.

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