Literature and Denomination: Sex, Knowledge and Power in Modern Fiction

Literature and Denomination: Sex, Knowledge and Power in Modern Fiction

By: M. Keith Booker (author)Hardback

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This work employs the theoretical resources of cultural critics such as Foucault, Althusser, Adorno and Jameson to examine the treatment of issues of power and domination in modern literature. It draws upon texts such as Virginia Woolf's The Waves, Nabakov's Lolita and Thomas Pynchon's V.

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M. Keith Booker is associate professor of English at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of Techniques of Subversion in Modern Literature: Transgression, Abjection, and the Carnivalesque (UPF, 1991), numerous essays on literature and literary theory, and more than 100 scientific and technical articles.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780813011950
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780813011950
  • weight: 503
  • ISBN10: 0813011957

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