By (author) Mark Currie
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Difference by Mark Currie
Book DescriptionDifference 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 DetailsISBN: 9780415222228
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Invention of Deconstruction, Hardback (May 2013)
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Postmodern Narrative Theory, Paperback (December 2010)
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About Time, Paperback (October 2010)» View all books by Mark Currie
Why have theorists approached narrative primarily as a form of retrospect? Mark Currie argues that anticipation and other forms of projection into the future are vital for an understanding of narrative and its effects in the world.
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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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