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Adventures in Realism free pdf Adventures in Realism offers an accessible introduction to realism as it has evolved since the 19th century. Though focused on literature and literary theory, the significance of technology and the visual arts is also addressed. * Comprises 16 newly-commissioned essays written by a distinguished group of contributors, including Slavoj Zizek and Frederic Jameson * Provides the historical, cultural, intellectual, and literary contexts necessary to understand developments in realism * Addresses the artistic mediums and technologies such as painting and film that have helped shape the way we perceive reality * Explores literary and pictorial sub-genres, such as naturalism and socialist realism * Includes a brief bibliography and suggestions for further reading at the end of each section

About Matthew Beaumont

Matthew Beaumont is Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature in the Department of English at University College, London. He is the author of Utopia Ltd.: Ideologies of Social Dreaming in England 1870-1900 (2005), and has edited Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward for Oxford World's Classics.

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Author : Matthew Beaumont
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 26 June 2007
ISBN : 1405135778
EAN : 9781405135771
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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