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Social Texts and Poetic Texts Poetry and Cultural Studies

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What the Social Text Affair Does and Does Not Prove What the Social Text Affair Does and Does Not Prove Alan D. Sokal

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MEI: Mutual Enhanced Infinite Community–Topic Model for Analyzing Text-Augmented Social Networks

Serving the master text: rethinking digital paratexts in the social issue film Who is Dayani Cristal?

Reading Patristic Texts on Social Ethics: Issues and Challenges for Twenty-First-Century Christian Social Thought. Edited by Johan Leemans, Brian J. Matz, and Johan Verstraeten.

Material Readings of Early Modern Culture: Texts and Social Practices, 1580–1730, ed. James Daybell and Peter Hinds

Cities, Texts and Social Networks, 400–1500: Experiences and Perceptions of Medieval Urban Space, ed. Caroline Goodson, Anne E. Lester and Carol Symes

Introduction: General Problems of Studying the Text of the Bible in order to Reconstruct History and Social Background

Introduction: General Problems of Studying the Text of the Bible in Order to Reconstruct History and Social Background

Philippe Buc. The Dangers of Ritual: Between Early Medieval Texts and Social Scientific Theory. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2001. Pp. xi, 272. $39.50

Data and systems for medication-related text classification and concept normalization from Twitter: insights from the Social Media Mining for Health (SMM4H)-2017 shared task


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In structuralism and poststructuralism, a textualist metaphor for culture as a system of signs within which meanings and realities are produced and interpreted; in interpretive social analysis, culture and the social world may thus be seen as a text which is amenable to being read for deep meanings or deconstructed—as in the work of Kristeva or the American anthropologist Clifford Geertz (1926–2006). The conception of social phenomena such as gender, ethnicity, or class as texts rather than as givens enables ideological analysis in terms of alternatives to the dominant reading which seeks to establish them as natural categories (see also negotiated reading; oppositional reading). The notion of social reality as authored is seen by its critics as relativism. Deconstruction dissolves the ontological distinction between text and context, between representation and world. Derrida's declaration that ‘there is nothing outside the text’ enrages literalists.

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