• Folklore: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies book cover

    Folklore

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Dundes

    The academic study of folklore is a worldwide, interdisciplinary field spanning the humanities and the social sciences. It is very much tied to nationalism and national identity and for this reason it has often been the smaller countries that have led the way in terms of providing theory and method…

    Hardback – 2004-10-28
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

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    Urban Culture

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Jenks

    This collection is an interdisciplinary study focusing on the various cultural aspects of city life. The works included are drawn from a broad range of canonical and secondary sources and emphasise the 'new', covering modernist and postmodernist perspectives of urban culture. The collection is…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

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    Material Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Buchli

    Material culture is the study of material products of human manufacturing processes, or 'the history of things'. Since material culture studies re-emerged within Anglo-American archaeology and anthropology in the late 1960s, this field of study has spread to a variety of other disciplines including…

    Hardback – 2004-04-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Popular Music: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies book cover

    Popular Music

    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Frith

    Popular music studies is a rapidly expanding field with changing emphases and agendas. The music industry has changed in recent years, as has governmental involvement in popular music schemes as part of the culture industry. The distinction between the major record labels and the outsider…

    Hardback – 2004-01-22
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    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

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    Mary Wollstonecraft and the Critics, 1788-2001

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet Devine Jump

    Mary Wollstonecraft has been described as 'the mother of feminism'. The progress of her literary reputation charts a curve which parallels that of feminist theory, both in the field of women's studies and in that of literary criticism. The writings gathered together here for the first time will…

    Hardback – 2003-03-13
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    Modernism

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Middleton

    As befits so notoriously ambiguous a term, 'modernism' may be studied in a wide variety of contexts. The term embraces subjects ranging from the new architectural practices of Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, the innovative art of painters as diverse as Monet and Kandinsky, the drama of Strindberg…

    Hardback – 2002-12-19
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    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Jacques Lacan: Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory book cover

    Jacques Lacan

    Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Slavoj Zizek

    Jacques Lacan (1901-1980) is undoubtedly the central figure of psychoanalysis in the second half of the 20th century. He not only revolutionized the psychoanalytic practice, but in his 'return to Freud', he also deployed a global reinterpretation of the entire structural linguistics and…

    Hardback – 2002-12-05
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    Critical Evaluations in Cultural Theory

  • Deconstruction: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies book cover

    Deconstruction

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    This collection reprints a cross section of key works, which chart the ways in which deconstruction is conceptualised and demonstrates the impact it has had on a wide range of traditions - areas as diverse as psychoanalysis, law, gender studies and architecture.…

    Hardback – 2002-11-28
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    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

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    Feminism

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Evans

    Feminism has always refused compartmentalisation within any one social context, and this collection attests to its universal relevance. This is a guide for specialist and non-specialist readers to the many debates and discussions to which feminists have contributed in the past two hundred years.The…

    Hardback – 2000-10-26
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    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

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