Michel describes the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics and culture. In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended private meanings, de Certeau draws brilliantly on an immense theoretical literature to speak of an apposite use of imaginative literature.
About the Author
The late Michel de Certeau was Directeur d’Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and Visiting Professor of French and Comparative Literature at University of California, San Diego.
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