Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2010

304 Pages

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719072215

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Beginning Realism

Steven Earnshaw

Published by Manchester University Press

Beginnings MUP

  • Comprehensive accessible guide for students and scholars alike, plainly setting out what literary realism is, along with the theories and arguments that surround it As well as discussing 'the novel', also has chapters on the use of realism in drama and poetry, genres usually omitted from such analysis Recognises that realism is every bit as complex as other modes of representation and requires a similar level of critique, not often afforded to the concept Explains how modernism and postmodernism are dependent upon realism, and describes the relationship between realism and these modes and movements Offers clear, accessible and step-by-step introductions to realism across a wide range of subjects

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