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poststructuralism

[ pohst-struhk-cher-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ poʊstˈstrʌk tʃər əˌlɪz əm /
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noun
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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM poststructuralism

post·struc·tur·al·ist, adjective, nounpost·struc·tur·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for poststructuralism

poststructuralism
/ (pəʊstˈstrʌktʃərəˌlɪzəm) /

noun
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 of poststructuralism

poststructuralist, noun, adjective
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