The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory
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Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory by Elaine M. Treharne
Book DescriptionRecent years have seen a remarkable growth of interest in critical and cultural theory, with a wealth of books and articles being published in the field. To evaluate this work, Blackwell has produced a major annual publication, The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory. In 1981 the new compendium's parent volume, The Year's Work in English Studies, first began to cover literary theory in a separate section - embracing such areas as poetics, semiotics, hermeneutics, structuralism and poststructuralism, Marxism and feminism. In the years that followed the critical debate in literary studies broadened considerably and there are now several areas of theory, including postmodernism and post-colonial discourse, which are not reviewed in The Year's Work in English Studies. The new book therefore covers an area that continues to grow and expand, and it has been designed to appeal to readers in many other disciplines - such as media studies and cultural studies. Many of the works reviewed fall outside the traditional boundaries of "English studies".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631188582
(226mm x 146mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elaine M. Treharne
Medieval Literature: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback (September 2015)
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Living Through Conquest, Hardback (July 2012)
Living through Conquest is the first ever investigation of the political clout of English from the reign of Cnut to the earliest decades of the thirteenth century. It focuses on why and how the English language was used by kings and their courts and by leading churchmen and monastic institutions at key moments from 1020 to 1220.
Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature in English, Hardback (April 2010)
Bringing together the insights of new fields and approaches with those of more familiar texts and methods, this handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the state of Medieval Literature today. It discusses texts such as Beowulf, Wulf and Eadwacer, and Ancrene Wisse and authors from Aelfric to Chaucer, Langland, and the Gawain Poet.
Old and Middle English c.890-c.1450, Paperback (December 2009)» View all books by Elaine M. Treharne
Spanning almost seven centuries, this anthology encapsulates the foundation and consolidation of literature written in English, culminating in some of the finest works produced in the Middle Ages. Building on the success of the first two editions, Old and Middle English c. 890-c.
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Author Biography - Elaine M. Treharne
Stephen Regan is Tutor in Literature at Ruskin College, Oxford. His publications include a book on Philip Larkin and he is the editor of The Politics of Pleasure: Aesthetics and Cultural Theory. Elaine Treharne is Lecturer in English Language at the University of Leicester.
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