Top 10 Facts About FERDINAND DE SAUSSURE’s Theories

Top 10 Facts About FERDINAND DE SAUSSURE’s Theories Contemporary literary and cultural theory is viewed as taking its origins from the birth of modern linguistics, which emerged in the work of Swiss linguist and semiotician Ferdinand de Saussure. Born in Geneva in 1857, Saussure is considered one of the founders of 20th-century linguistics. Upon his […]

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Animating Poststructuralism

Animating Poststructuralism

>>Narrator: What is poststructuralism? Poststructuralism is a set of twentieth-century ideas about language and representation that have been very influential in the humanities, especially in literary criticism. We’ll look at these ideas by focusing on one key concept in poststructuralism, the chain of signification. Poststructuralism as an extension or evolution of an earlier movement called […]

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