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Download e-book for kindle: Class (The New Critical Idiom) by Gary Day

By Gary Day

ISBN-10: 0415182220

ISBN-13: 9780415182225

ISBN-10: 0415182239

ISBN-13: 9780415182232

This booklet strains the phenomenon of sophistication from the medieval to the postmodern interval, uniquely interpreting its relevance to literary and cultural research. Drawing on old, sociological and literary writings, Gary Day:
* offers an account of sophistication at varied ancient moments
* indicates the position of sophistication in literary structures of the social
* examines the complicated kinfolk among 'class' and 'culture'
* focuses consciousness at the position of sophistication in structures of 'the literary' and 'the canon'
* employs a revived and revised idea of sophistication to critique contemporary theoretical movements.

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