"Culture" 'Sous Rature': A critical review of the notion of "Culture": Consideration from cultural and literary studies

  title={"Culture" 'Sous Rature': A critical review of the notion of "Culture": Consideration from cultural and literary studies},
  author={Ayman Abu-Shomar},
This paper offers a critical review of the concept of ‘culture’, and argues that at this particular juncture of our recent times the case against the concept has become prima facie a strong one. By tracing the various conceptualisations of the notion, its paradigms and schools of thought underlying the study of ‘culture’ in Western academy and beyond, I argue that in the 21st century the notion of culture has little to offer in terms of reflecting people’s ways of living. Following a post… 
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