Textuality and the postmodernist neglect of the politics of representation

Adrian N. Carr, Lisa A. Zanetti

Abstract


Carr and Zanetti use the optic of dialectics to reframe the question and revisit the issues of identity and agency afresh. The central argument they pose is that text is both a product and site of political struggle and only by understanding text in such a way does the multi-authorship of identity itself become understandable along with the limitations and possibilities for selfauthorship of identity.

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