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Difference by Mark Currie

Book Description

Difference is one of the most influential critical concepts of recent decades. Mark Currie offers a comprehensive account of the history of the term and its place in some of the most influential schools of theory of the past four decades, including post-structuralism, deconstruction, new historicism, psychoanalysis, French feminism and postcolonialism. Employing literary case studies throughout, Difference provides an accessible introduction to a term at the heart of today's critical idiom.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415222211
ISBN-10: 0415222214
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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About Time by Mark Currie About Time, Paperback (October 2010)

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Author Biography - Mark Currie

Mark Currie is a Lecturer in English at the University of Westminster, London.

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