The Continuum Encyclopedia of Modern Criticism and Theory

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Julian Wolfreys, Ruth Robbins, Kenneth Womack, Kara Kalenius
Bloomsbury, Apr 10, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 882 pages
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of Modern Criticism and Theory offers the student and scholar of literary and cultural studies the most comprehensive, single volume guide to the history and development of modern criticism in the humanities. In a clearly organized format, this major reference work takes the reader through introductions to historically influential philosophers, literary critics, schools of thought and movements from Spinoza and Descartes to Phenomenology and Heidegger, before turning to its three principal areas of critical attention: Europe, North America and Great Britain. >

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This new single-volume introduction to the history of criticism in the humanities should find a welcome and useful place in most reference collections. More than 100 essays, varying in length from ... Read full review

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Another Druid Hills purch: $4 by the time it was all over? Really now. Useful, wordy, boring, and not. Ah, academe. Actually I bought it mostly to keep on my shelf at Cox. Frowned at. FYI. Read full review


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Charles Baudelaire 18211867 and Stephane Mallarme 18421898
Sigmund Freud 18561939

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Julian Wolfreys is a Professor of Modern Literature and Culture with the Department of English and Drama at Loughborough University, UK. The author and editor of numerous books and articles, his most recent publications are Writing London III: Inventions of the City (Palgrave) and Transgression: Identity, Place, Time (Palgrave).

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