Fictional and Historical Worlds

Fictional and Historical Worlds

by J. Hart

Paperback(1st ed. 2012)

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Examines possible and fictional worlds, author and authority, otherness and recognition, translation, alternative critique, empire, education, imagination, comedy, history, poetry, and culture. The analyzed works include classical and modern texts and theorists of the past sixty years ranging from Jerome Bruner to Stephen Greenblatt.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349343324
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/17/2012
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JONATHAN HARTProfessor of English and Acting Director at the University of Alberta, Canada.

Table of Contents

Possible and Fictional Worlds The Author Makes a Come Back Recognizing Otherness and Comparison Translating the New World Alternative Critique Continental European Empires Education and Imagination Comedy History Poetry and Culture Shakespeare Past and Present

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