Class / Edition 1

Class / Edition 1

by Gary Day
     
 

This book traces the phenomenon of class from the medieval to the postmodern period, uniquely examining its relevance to literary and cultural analysis. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary writings, Gary Day:
* gives an account of class at different historical moments
* shows the role of class in literary constructions of the social
*

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Overview

This book traces the phenomenon of class from the medieval to the postmodern period, uniquely examining its relevance to literary and cultural analysis. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary writings, Gary Day:
* gives an account of class at different historical moments
* shows the role of class in literary constructions of the social
* examines the complex relations between 'class' and 'culture'
* focuses attention on the role of class in constructions of 'the literary' and 'the canon'
* employs a revived and revised notion of class to critique recent theoretical movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415182232
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/29/2001
Series:
New Critical Idiom Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Medieval

The Renaissance

The Civil War and After

The Eighteenth Century

The Nineteenth Century

The Twentieth Century

Bibliography

Glossary

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