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The Jean Baudrillard Reader
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The Jean Baudrillard Reader

Steve Redhead

Abstract

This book is a comprehensive collection of extracts of Jean Baudrillard’s myriad published writings. The extracts extend, in order of original publication in French, from the 1960s right up to the mid-2000s, shortly before Baudrillard died from cancer in 2007. The book has a critical introduction on the importance of the whole of Baudrillard’s ouevre and a further reading guide to Jean Baudrillard the person, and his entire life and work. Each of the extracts is preceded by a short, snappy editorial introduction setting the scene. The book is aimed at readers new to Baudrillard as well as expe ... More

Keywords: Non-postmodernity, the real, the object, impossible exchange, symbolic exchange, evil, modernity, pornography of war, simulacra, radical uncertainty

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748627882
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627882.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steve Redhead, editor

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