By Mark Currie
Routledge – 2004 – 160 pages
Series: The New Critical Idiom
Difference is one of the most influential critical concepts of recent decades. Mark Currie offers a comprehensive account of the history of the term and its place in some of the most influential schools of theory of the past four decades, including post-structuralism, deconstruction, new historicism, psychoanalysis, French feminism and postcolonialism. Employing literary case studies throughout, Difference provides an accessible introduction to a term at the heart of today's critical idiom.
Mark Currie is a Lecturer in English at the University of Westminster, London.