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poststructuralism

[pohst-struhk-cher-uh-liz-uh m] /poʊstˈstrʌk tʃər əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
a variation of structuralism, often seen as a critique, emphasizing plurality of meaning and instability of concepts that structuralism uses to define society, language, etc.
Related forms
poststructuralist, adjective, noun
poststructural, adjective
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poststructuralism

/pəʊstˈstrʌktʃərəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
an approach to literature that, proceeding from the tenets of structuralism, maintains that, as words have no absolute meaning, any text is open to an unlimited range of interpretations
Derived Forms
poststructuralist, noun, adjective
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