This anthology presents a series of texts in which major twentieth-century thinkers engage in dialogue with their predecessors. It offers an innovative way into understanding modern critical thought; and, spans the period from Marx to the present day. A conversation of ideas emerges between one generation and the next. Editorial material defines key terms and maps out contested terrain. Each piece is prefaced by contextualising notes and suggestions for further reading.
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Author Biography - Drew Milne
Drew Milne is the Judith E Wilson Lecturer in Drama and Poetry, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He is the co-editor, with Terry Eagleton, of Marxist Literary Theory (Blackwell Publishing, 1996) and the editor of the journal Parataxis: modernism and modern writing. He has published numerous essays on critical theory and poetics, including articles on Marxism, Kant, Derrida and Marcuse, along with forthcoming studies of Hegel, Benjamin and Adorno. His other books include Sheet Mettle (1994), Bench Marks (1998), The Damage (2001), Mars Disarmed (2002) and Go Figure (2003). For further information visit: http://drewmilne.tripod.com