Historicism / Edition 2

Historicism / Edition 2

by Paul Hamilton
     
 

Historicism is the essential introduction to this crucial concept in literary studies. This edition has been fully revised and includes a new glossary of critical terms, fully updated bibliography, clear suggestions for additional reading, as well as new discussion of Historicism's relation to the globalization debate.
Historicism:
*explainsSee more details below

Overview

Historicism is the essential introduction to this crucial concept in literary studies. This edition has been fully revised and includes a new glossary of critical terms, fully updated bibliography, clear suggestions for additional reading, as well as new discussion of Historicism's relation to the globalization debate.
Historicism:
*explains the theory and practice of historicism
*presents the history of the term and its uses
*introduces key thinkers in the field, from ancient Greece to the present
*considers historicism in relation to contemporary debates, such as post-colonialism, feminism and globalization.
This compact, yet comprehensive guide enables students to understand and apply historicist approaches in their own studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415290104
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/23/2003
Series:
New Critical Idiom Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. History and Historicism 2. The Rise of Historicism 3. The Hermeneutic Tradition 4. Historicism and Modernity 5. Historicisms of the Present Conclusion

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >