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Travelling Concepts in the Humanities: A Rough Guide

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Attempting to bridge the gap between specialised scholarship in the humanistic disciplines and an interdisciplinary project of cultural analysis, Mieke Bal has written an intellectual travel guide that charts the course 'beyond' cultural studies. As with any guide, it can be used in a number of ways and the reader can follow or willfully ignore any of the paths it maps or

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Published November 2nd 2002 by University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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A great book, really a guide for interdisciplinary cultural analysis in the humanities. Bal considers methods to be concepts, and analyses how different concepts (meaning, myth, metaphor, narrative) travel across disciplines such as art history, visual studies, literary criticism, cultural studies, etc.
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Mieke Bal is a Dutch literary theorist, cultural and art historian.
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