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Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies


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Urban Culture: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Urban Culture: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Chris Jenks
July 22, 2004

This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is...

Gothic: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Gothic: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Fred Botting, Dale Townshead
April 22, 2004

In the last two decades criticism of Gothic fiction has been transformed from a scholarly backwater, interesting itself in literary curiosities, to a wave of wide-ranging critical investigations collectively convinced of the significance, scope and centrality of the genre.Embracing recent...

Performance: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Performance: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Philip Auslander
March 13, 2003

Over the past twenty years, 'performance' has emerged as a central analytical and critical concept. Now the focus of a burgeoning academic discipline, performance studies, it is also crucial to many other fields, including anthropology, sociology, communications, art history, cultural studies,...

Modernism: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Modernism: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Tim Middleton
December 19, 2002

As befits so notoriously ambiguous a term, 'modernism' may be studied in a wide variety of contexts. The term embraces subjects ranging from the new architectural practices of Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, the innovative art of painters as diverse as Monet and Kandinsky, the drama of Strindberg...

Deconstruction: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Deconstruction: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition


November 28, 2002

This collection reprints a cross section of key works, which chart the ways in which deconstruction is conceptualised and demonstrates the impact it has had on a wide range of traditions - areas as diverse as psychoanalysis, law, gender studies and architecture....

Feminism: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Feminism: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Mary Evans
October 26, 2000

Feminism has always refused compartmentalisation within any one social context, and this collection attests to its universal relevance. This is a guide for specialist and non-specialist readers to the many debates and discussions to which feminists have contributed in the past two hundred years.The...

Postcolonialism: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

Postcolonialism: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Diana Brydon
June 22, 2000

Postcolonialism: Critical Concepts documents the scope of postcolonialism as a multidisciplinary project, re-examining the history and legacy of colonialism from the perspectives of the colonized as well as the colonizers. This collection gathers the most influential sources in postcolonial work...

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