9780333964989

An Introduction to Literary,Visual and Cultural Theory

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  • ISBN13:

    9780333964989

  • ISBN10:

    0333964985

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2019-01-01
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

This accessible book introduces the concepts of literary, visual and cultural theories. The author uses ancient and modern concepts to emphasise the interdisciplinary nature of these disciplines and their relevance to recent changes in English studies. Divided into three parts, a comprehensive introduction to key practitioners is provided.

Author Biography

Charlie Blake is Lecturer at the School of Cultural Studies, University of Northampton.

Table of Contents

Introduction
History
Ancient Origins
From Poetics to the Stars
Magic and Light
The Dream of Reason
The Mirror of Modernity
Beyond Modernity
Theory
Aesthetics
Power
Desire
Signs
Institutions
Identity
Practice
Facts and Fictions
Images and Simulations
Sound and Vision
Transversalities
Work, Rest and Play
Mind, Body and Spirit
Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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