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  1. Narrative Fiction

    Contemporary Poetics, 2nd Edition

    By Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan

    Series: New Accents

    What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? What featuers turn a discourse into a narrative text? Now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant volumes in its field, Narrative Fiction turns its attention to these and other questions. In...

    Published June 12th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Deconstruction

    Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Norris

    Series: New Accents

    Deconstruction: Theory and Practice has been acclaimed as by far the most readable, concise and authoritative guide to this topic. Without oversimplifying or glossing over the challenges, Norris makes deconstruction more accessible to the reader. The volume focuses on the works of Jacques Derrida...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  3. Alternative Shakespeares

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John Drakakis

    Series: New Accents

    When critical theory met literary studies in the 1970s and '80s, some of the most radical and exciting theoretical work centred on the quasi-sacred figure of Shakespeare. In Alternative Shakespeares, John Drakakis brought together key essays by founding figures in this movement to remake...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Postmodernism

    2nd Edition

    By Linda Hutcheon

    Series: New Accents

    This classic text remains one of the clearest and most incisive introductions to postmodernism. Perhaps more importantly, it is a compelling discussion of why postmodernism matters. Working through the issue of representation in art forms from fiction to photography, Linda Hutcheon sets out...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Critical Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Catherine Belsey

    Series: New Accents

    What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Postmodernism

    By Linda Hutcheon

    Series: New Accents

    Continuing the project begun in The Poetics of Postmodernism, Linda Hutcheon focuses on the politics of representation. Looking at both mass media and high art forms, she challenges the seeming transparency and apparent apolitical innocence of our visual images and verbal stories, asserting that...

    Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  7. Post-Colonial Shakespeares

    Edited by Ania Loomba, Martin Orkin

    Series: New Accents

    Postcolonial Shakespeares is an exciting step forward in the dialogue between postcolonial studies and Shakespearean criticism. This unique volume features original work by some of the leading critics within the growing field of Shakespeare studies and is the most authoritative collection on this...

    Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Studying British Cultures

    An Introduction

    Edited by Susan Bassnett

    Series: New Accents

    Studying British Cultures is a lively and provocative volume of essays which offers the ideal introduction to a contentious area. The contributors, who have been instrumental in establishing the discipline of British Cultural Studies, explore a wide range of critical debates on cultural identity...

    Published July 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Alternative Shakespeares

    Volume 2

    Edited by Terence Hawkes

    Series: New Accents

    Alternative Shakespeares, published in 1985, shook up the world of Shakespearean studies, demythologising Shakespeare and applying new theories to the study of his work. Alternative Shakespeares: Volume 2 investigates Shakespearean criticism over a decade later, introducing new debates and new...

    Published September 25th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Dialogue and Difference

    By Peter Brooker, Peter Humm

    Series: New Accents

    Published October 18th 1989 by Routledge

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