Über den Autor
Michael Ryan teaches in the Department of Film & Media Arts at Temple University. He is co-editor (with Amitava Kumar) of Politics and Culture (www.politicsandculture.org). His books include Marxism and Deconstruction (1982), Camera Politica (with Douglas Kellner, 1986), and Politics and Culture (1989). He is the editor of Literary Theory: An Anthology (with Julie Rivkin, 2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell, 2004) and Cultural Studies: An Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008). His textbooks include Literary Theory: A Practical Introduction (2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell, 2005), Cultural Studies: A Practical Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), An Introduction to Criticism (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming), and An Introduction to Film Analysis (forthcoming).
Gregory Castle is Professor of English at Arizona State University. His publications include Postcolonial Discourses: A Reader (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001), Modernism and the Celtic Revival (2001), Reading the Modernist Bildungsroman (2006), and The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007).
Robert Eaglestone is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. His books include Ethical Criticism: Reading after Levinas (1997), Doing English (3rd edn., 2009), The Holocaust and the Postmodern (2004), Derrida's Legacies (with Simon Glendenning, 2008), J. M. Coetzee in Theory and Practice (with Elleke Hoehmer and Katy Iddiols, 2009). He is series editor for Routledge Critical Thinkers.
M. Keith Booker is the James E. and Ellen Wadley Roper Professor of English and Director of the Program in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of more than 30 books, including The Science Fiction Handbook (with Anne-Marie Thomas, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).
This is the first comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory. Arranged in three volumes covering Literary Theory from 1900 to 1966, Literary Theory from 1966 to the present, and Cultural Theory, this encyclopedia provides accessible entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post-1900 literary and cultural theory. With explanations of complex terms and important theoretical concepts, and summaries of the work and ideas of key figures, it is a highly informative reference work for a multi-disciplinary readership
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