Wellek Library Lectures Bibliographic Database entry for Jean-François Lyotard


Wellek Library Lectures Bibliographic Database entry for Jean-François Lyotard


A bibliographic database containing Jean-François Lyotard's publications. The Wellek Library Lecture Bibliographic Collection is part of the CTA Zotero Bibliographic Database. This database allows visitors to gain access to bibliographic content connected to both the Critical Theory Archive at UC Irvine and ICCTP at UC Berkeley. The reference libraries housed within each identify critical resources for the field on various topics. Its goal is to contribute to international efforts to develop convenient, integrated discovery points for access to scholarly collections. These open-source bibliographic databases also serve as an essential tool for the curricular development of critical theory within a global frame. The bibliographies were compiled by UC Irvine research librarians and updated by UC Irvine graduate student researcher Jessica Ziegenfuss.

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University of California, Irvine. Wellek Library lectures at the University of California, Irvine

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Since 1981, the Critical Theory Institute has sponsored an annual lecture series, named in honor of René Wellek (Yale University), whose library of works in critical theory is housed in Langson Library at the University of California, Irvine. Each year, we have invited an internationally distinguished critical theorist to visit the campus to deliver a series of three lectures in which he or she develops his or her critical position and relates it to the contemporary theoretical scene. Each se...

Lyotard, Jean-François, 1924-1998

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Jean-François Lyotard, (born August 10, 1924, Versailles, France—died April 21, 1998, Paris), French philosopher and leading figure in the intellectual movement known as postmodernism. As a youth, Lyotard considered becoming a monk, a painter, and a historian. After studying at the Sorbonne, he completed an agrégation (teaching degree) in philosophy in 1950 and joined the faculty of a secondary school in Constantine, Algeria. In 1954 he became a member of Socialisme ou Barbarie (“Socialism or...