Adventures in Realism

Adventures in Realism - Concise Companions to Literature and Culture

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Synopsis

Adventures in Realism offers an accessible introduction to realism as it has evolved since the 19th century. Though focused on literature and literary theory, the significance of technology and the visual arts is also addressed.


  • Comprises 16 newly-commissioned essays written by a distinguished group of contributors, including Slavoj Zizek and Frederic Jameson
  • 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
  • Includes a brief bibliography and suggestions for further reading at the end of each section

Book information

ISBN: 9781405135771
Publisher: Wiley
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 820.91209034
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 626g
Height: 238mm
Width: 165mm
Spine width: 23mm