What is Poststructuralism/ Deconstruction?| Meaning & Key Theorists

Poststructuralism, a major theory in literary criticism embraces the multiple perspectives to study literary texts. It came into being in France in the late 1960s with the radical views of Roland Barthes (1915-1980) and Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). Some critics, such as Hans Bertens, think poststructuralism as continuation of structuralism, and critics like Peter Barry considers […]

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