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The Columbia Dictionary Of Modern Literary And Cultural Criticism helps to initiate the curious generalist into the often exclusionary world of these theoretical vocabularies, and to authoritatively refresh the memories of specialists themselves on certain necessary terms and their roots.

More than 450 succinct entries from A to Z help readers make sense of the interdisciplinary knowledge of cultural criticism that includes film, psychoanalytic, deconstructive, poststructuralist, and postmodernist theory as well as philosophy, media studies, linguistics.

Review:

"The organization of the Dictionary is genuinely helpful, including as it does short bibliographies for some of the heavyweight entries, pronunciation guides for others and careful cross-references throughout. The entries themselves are lucid, reliable, and often scrupulous in distinguishing various senses of the same term used in different intellectual traditions." Times Literary Supplement

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Synopsis:

More than 450 succinct entries from A to Z help readers make sense of the interdisciplinary knowledge of cultural criticism that includes film, psychoanalytic, deconstructive, poststructuralist, and postmodernist theory as well as philosophy, media studies, linguistics.

About the Author

Joseph Childers is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California-Riverside.

Gary Hentzi is Assistant Professor of English at Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231072434
Editor:
Childers, Joseph
Editor:
Hentzi, Gary
Editor:
Childers, Joseph
Editor:
Hentzi, Gary
Author:
Childers, Joseph
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Questions & Answers
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Humanities
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Theory (Philosophy) -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Humanities -- Philosophy -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
362
Dimensions:
8.99x6.05x.91 in. 1.07 lbs.

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Product details 362 pages Columbia University Press - English 9780231072434 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The organization of the Dictionary is genuinely helpful, including as it does short bibliographies for some of the heavyweight entries, pronunciation guides for others and careful cross-references throughout. The entries themselves are lucid, reliable, and often scrupulous in distinguishing various senses of the same term used in different intellectual traditions."
"Synopsis" by , < P> — < I> Times Literary Supplement< /I> < /P>
"Synopsis" by , More than 450 succinct entries from A to Z help readers make sense of the interdisciplinary knowledge of cultural criticism that includes film, psychoanalytic, deconstructive, poststructuralist, and postmodernist theory as well as philosophy, media studies, linguistics.
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