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Polemic by Jane Gallop

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These new essays by leading scholars examine some famous and less well-known instances of polemical encounters. The essays are enhanced by an interview with Gayatri Spivak, specially conducted by Jane Gallop for this volume Historically rigorous, theoretically astute, and sometimes wickedly funny, Polemic makes criticism a critical issue.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415972284
ISBN-10: 0415972280
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 218
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jane Gallop

Jane Gallop is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She is the author of several books, most recently Anecdotal Theory (Duke, 2002).

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