3rd Edition

A Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory





ISBN 9781138955486
Published December 15, 2016 by Routledge
342 Pages

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Book Description

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

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Biography

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).