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  1. 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 16th 2002 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Dialogue and Difference

    By Peter Brooker, Peter Humm

    Series: New Accents

    Published October 19th 1989 by Routledge

  6. Telling Stories

    A Theoretical Analysis of Narrative Fiction

    By Steven Cohan, Linda M. Shires

    Series: New Accents

    Telling Stories overturns traditional definitions of narrative by arguing that any story, whether a Bette Davis film, a jeans ad, a Jane Austen novel of a 'Cathy' comic, must be related to larger cultural networks. The authors show how meanings and subjectivity do not exist in isolation, but are...

    Published October 20th 1988 by Routledge

  7. Making a Difference

    Feminist Literary Criticism

    Edited by Gayle Green, Coppélia Kahn

    Series: New Accents

    Feminist scholarship employs gender as a fundamental organizing category of human experience, holding two related premises: men and women have different perceptions or experiences in the same contexts, the male perspective having been dominant in fields of knowledge; and that gender is not a...

    Published December 19th 1985 by Routledge

  8. Metafiction

    The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction

    By Patricia Waugh

    Series: New Accents

    Metafiction begins by surveying the state of contemporary fiction in Britain and America and explores the complex political, social and economic factors which influence critical judgment of fiction. The author shows how, as the novel has been eclipsed by the mass media, novelists have sought to...

    Published October 18th 1984 by Routledge

  9. Fantasy

    The Literature of Subversion

    By Dr Rosemary Jackson

    Series: New Accents

    This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre (1973). Dr Jackson...

    Published April 16th 1981 by Routledge

  10. Subculture

    The Meaning of Style

    By Dick Hebdige

    Series: New Accents

    'Hebdige's Subculture: The Meaning of Style is so important: complex and remarkably lucid, it's the first book dealing with punk to offer intellectual content. Hebdige [...] is concerned with the UK's postwar, music-centred, white working-class subcultures, from teddy boys to mods and rockers to...

    Published August 16th 1979 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion
    By Dr Rosemary Jackson
    To Be Published August 14th 2015

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