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Class (New Critical Idiom)

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This book traces the phenomenon of class from the medieval to the postmodern period, uniquely examining its relevance to literary and cultural analysis. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary writings, Gary Day:
* gives an account of class at different historical moments
* shows the role of class in literary constructions of the social
* examines the complex relati
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 8th 2005 by Taylor and Francis (first published April 26th 2001)
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A very comprehensive look at class, historical from Medieval times through the twentieth century. Day bases his definitions of class on Karl Marx's work and although the literature he explores is British (English specifically), his ideas can be universal—as Day says himself: “I trace the rise of exchange [trade; the system of money] and its connection with English literature because it was in England that the development of capitalism first took place and because Marx based his analysis of class ...more
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