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A Concise Companion to Realism

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Description

A Concise Companion to Realism offers an accessible introduction to realism as it has evolved since the 19th century. Though focused on literature and literary theory, the significance of technology and the visual arts is also addressed. * Comprises 17 newly-commissioned essays written by a distinguished group of contributors, including Slavoj Zizek, Frederic Jameson and Terry Eagleton * Provides the historical, cultural, intellectual, and literary contexts necessary to understand developments in realism * Addresses the artistic mediums and technologies such as painting and film that have helped shape the way we perceive reality * Explores literary and pictorial sub-genres, such as naturalism and socialist realism * Includes a brief bibliography and suggestions for further reading at the end of each section

Author Biography

Matthew Beaumont is Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature in the Department of English at University College, London. He is the author of Utopia Ltd.: Ideologies of Social Dreaming in England 1870-1900 (2005), and has edited Edward Bellamy s Looking Backward for Oxford World s Classics.
Release date Australia
April 13th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Matthew Beaumont
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
320
Dimensions
155x229x18
ISBN-13
9781444332070
Product ID
3999088

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