Description - Field Work by Marjorie Garber
This volume of new work presents an account of current thinking on central issues within and beyond the humanities today. It brings together such leading figures as Sacvan Bercovitch and Helen Vendler, Anthony Appiah and Barbara Johnson, Seyla Benhabib and Norman Bryson, Martha Minow and Henry Louis Gates,Jr, Marjorie Garber and Susan Suleiman and explores such questions as: What is culture ? What are cultures ? Are literary texts and cultural texts different ? What do literary and other fields engaged in cultural work have in common ? What can literary studies profitably do with other disciplines ? What can cultural studies tell us about culture ?
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Author Biography - Marjorie Garber
Marjorie Garber is Professor of English and Director for Literary and Cultural Studies at Harvard. She is the author of Vested Interests and with Rebecca L. Walkowitz co-editor of Media Spectacles and Secret Agents, published by Routledge; her latest book is Vice Versa. Rebecca L. Walkowitz is a doctoral candidate in English and American Literature at Harvard. Paul B. Franklin is a doctoral candidate in fine arts at Harvard.