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Practicing new historicism

Two literary scholars focus on five central aspects of the literary critical theory: recurrent use of anecdotes, preoccupation with the nature of representations, fascination with the history of the body, sharp focus on neglected details, and skeptical analysis of ideology
Print Book, English, 2000
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2000
249 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780226279343, 9780226279350, 0226279340, 0226279359
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