Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (Paperback)Stephen J. Greenblatt (author)
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Stephen Greenblatt argued in these celebrated essays that the art of the Renaissance could only be understood in the context of the society from which it sprang. His approach - 'New Historicism' - drew from history, anthropology, Marxist theory, post-structuralism, and psychoanalysis and in the process, blew apart the academic boundaries insulating literature from the world around it.
Learning to Curse charts the evolution of that approach and provides a vivid and compelling exploration of a complex and contradictory epoch.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 34
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 20 mm