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A Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory

3rd Edition

By Peter Brooker


342 pages

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The Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory provides researchers and students with an up-to-date guide through the vibrant and changing debates in Literary and Cultural Studies. In a field where meanings are frequently complex and ambiguous, this text is remarkable for its clarity and usefulness. This third edition includes 17 entirely new entries and updates to more than a dozen others which address key concepts and contemporary positions in both literary and cultural theory. New entries include:

• Actor Network Theory

• Anthropocene

• Ecocriticism

• Digital Humanities

• Postcapitalism

• World Literature

About the Author

Peter Brooker is Emeritus Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is co-author of A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory 6th edition(Routledge, 2017) and author of the reissued Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry and Politics ([1988] Routledge Revivals, 2016).

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