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A Concise Companion To Feminist Theory

Author : Mary Eagleton
ISBN : 9781405143073
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the last 35 years. Introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years. Guides students along the cutting edge of current feminist theory. Suitable for students and scholars of all fields touched by feminist thought. Covers an exceptionally broad range of disciplines, discourses and feminist positions. Organised around concepts rather than schools of feminism.

A Concise Companion To Psychoanalysis Literature And Culture

Author : Laura Marcus
ISBN : 140518860X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This concise companion explores the history of psychoanalytic theory and its impact on contemporary literary criticism by tracing its movement across disciplinary and cultural boundaries. Contains original essays by leading scholars, using a wide range of cultural and historical approaches Discusses key concepts in psychoanalysis, such as the role of dreaming, psychosexuality, the unconscious, and the figure of the double, while considering questions of gender, race, asylum and international law, queer theory, time, and memory Spans the fields of psychoanalysis, literature, cultural theory, feminist and gender studies, translation studies, and film. Provides a timely and pertinent assessment of current psychoanalytic methods while also sketching out future directions for theory and interpretation

A Concise Companion To Postwar American Literature And Culture

Author : Josephine Hendin
ISBN : 9780470756386
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This Concise Companion is a guide to the creative output of the United States in the postwar period, in its diverse energies, shapes and forms. Embraces diversity, covering Vietnam literature, gay and lesbian literature, American Jewish fiction, Italian American literature, Irish American writing, emergent ethnic literatures, African American writing, jazz, film, drama and more. Shows how different genres and approaches opened up creative possibilities and interacted in the postwar period. Portrays the postwar United States split by differences of wealth and position, by ethnicity and race, and by agendas of left and right, but united in the intensity of its creative drive.

A Concise Companion To Twentieth Century American Poetry

Author : Stephen Fredman
ISBN : 9781405141444
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This Concise Companion gives readers a rich sense of how thepoetry produced in the United States during the twentieth centuryis connected to the country’s intellectual life more broadly. Helps readers to fully appreciate the poetry of the period bytracing its historical and cultural contexts. Written by prominent specialists in the field. Places the poetry of the period within contexts such as: war;feminism and the female poet; poetries of immigration andmigration; communism and anti-communism; philosophy andtheory. Each chapter ranges across the entire century, comparing poetsfrom one part of the century to those of another. New syntheses make the volume of interest to scholars as wellas students and general readers.

A Concise Companion To The Study Of Manuscripts Printed Books And The Production Of Early Modern Texts

Author : Edward Jones
ISBN : 9781118635292
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Bringing together a broad range of case studies written by a team of international scholars, this Concise Companion establishes how manuscripts and printed books met the needs of two different approaches to literacy in the early modern period. Features essays illustrating the particular ways a manuscript and a printed book reflect the different emphases of an elite, private and an egalitarian, public culture, both of which account for the literary achievements of the Renaissance Includes wide-ranging essays, from printing the Gospels in Arabic to a contemporary reconceptualization of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus Increases accessibility through a rubric organized around archival and manuscript studies; the provenance of texts and the authority of editions; and studies of genre, religion and literary history Announces the recovery of archival documents, which in some instances are over four hundred years old Places translations of Milton's Latin, Greek, and Italian alongside the original texts to increase accessibility for a wide audience of students and scholars Provides an invaluable platform for highlighting on-going attention to the history of the book and its corollary subjects of reading and writing practices in the 1500s and 1600s

A Concise Companion To Modernism

Author : David Bradshaw
ISBN : 9781405148719
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This concise Companion offers an innovative approach tounderstanding the Modernist literary mind in Britain, focusing onthe intellectual and cultural contexts, which shaped it. Offers an innovative approach to understanding the Modernistliterary mind in Britain. Helps readers to grasp the intellectual and cultural contextsof literary Modernism. Organised around contemporary ideas such as Freudianism andeugenics rather than literary genres. Relates literary Modernism to the overarching issues of theperiod, such as feminism, imperialism and war.

A Concise Companion To Contemporary British Fiction

Author : James F. English
ISBN : 9781405152150
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Concise Companion to Contemporary British Fiction offers an authoritative overview of contemporary British fiction in its social, political, and economic contexts. Focuses on the fiction that has emerged since the late 1970s, roughly since the start of the Thatcher era. Comprises original essays from major scholars. Topics range from the rise and fall of the postcolonial novel to controversies over the celebrity author. The emphasis is on the whole fiction scene, from bookstores and prizes to the changing economics of film adaptation. Enables students to read contemporary works of British fiction with a much clearer sense of where they fit within British cultural life.

A Concise Companion To American Studies

Author : John Carlos Rowe
ISBN : 1444319086
Genre : Social Science
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A Companion to American Studies is an essential volume that brings together voices and scholarship from across the spectrum of American experience. A collection of 22 original essays which provides an unprecedented introduction to the "new" American Studies: a comparative, transnational, postcolonial and polylingual discipline Addresses a variety of subjects, from foundations and backgrounds to the field, to different theories of the “new” American Studies, and issues from globalization and technology to transnationalism and post-colonialism Explores the relationship between American Studies and allied fields such as Ethnic Studies, Feminist, Queer and Latin American Studies Designed to provoke discussion and help students and scholars at all levels develop their own approaches to contemporary American Studies

A Concise Companion To Postcolonial Literature

Author : Shirley Chew
ISBN : 9781118836002
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Taking an innovative and multi-disciplinary approach to literaturefrom 1947 to the present day, this concise companion is anindispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritativeunderstanding of the intellectual contexts of postcolonialliterature and culture. An indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritativeunderstanding of the intellectual contexts of Postcolonialism,bringing together 10 original essays from leading internationalscholars including C. L. Innes and Susan Bassnett Explains the ideas and practises that emerged from thedismantling of European empires Explores the ways in which these ideas and practices influencedthe period's keynote concerns, such as race, culture, and identity;literary and cultural translations; and the politics ofresistance Chapters cover the fields of identity studies, orality andliteracy, nationalisms, feminism, anthropology and culturalcriticism, the politics of rewriting, new geographies, publishingand marketing, translation studies. Features a useful Chronology of the period, thorough generalbibliography, and guides to further reading

A Concise Companion To Realism

Author : Matthew Beaumont
ISBN : 9781444332070
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Updated ed. of: Adventures in realism. 2007.

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