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Adventures in Realism

Edited by: Matthew Beaumont
eISBN: 9781405135771
Print publication date: 2007

Subject Literature » Literary Theory

Key-Topics realism

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405135771.2007.x

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Adventures in Realism

Adventures in Realism offers a scholarly yet accessible introduction to realism as it has evolved since the 19th century. Comprising 16 newly-commissioned essays written by a distinguished group of contributors, including Slavoj Žižek and Fredric Jameson, this wide-ranging work:

  • •  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.

Each section concludes with a short bibliography and a guide to further reading.

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Beaumont, Matthew (ed). Adventures in Realism. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Blackwell Reference Online. 21 June 2018 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405135771_9781405135771>

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