The Bloomsbury Introduction To Popular Fiction

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
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Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9781441155672
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Guiding readers through key writers and genres, historical contexts and major theoretical approaches, this is a comprehensive introduction to the study of popular fiction. Charting the rise of commercial fiction from the 19th century to today, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction includes introductory surveys, written by leading scholars, to a wide range of popular genres, including: Science Fiction Crime Writing Romance and Chick Lit Adventure Stories and Lad Lit Horror Graphic Novels Children's Literature Part II of the book also includes case-study readings of key writers and texts, from the work of HG Wells, Ian Fleming and Raymond Chandler to more recent books such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The book also includes a chapter covering "The Writer's Perspective" on popular publishing, while annotated guides to further reading and online resources throughout give students the tools they need to pursue independent study on their courses.

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-18

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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Adaptation Studies
  • Author : Yvonne Griggs
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-25

From David Lean's big screen Great Expectations to Alejandro Amenábar's reinvention of The Turn of the Screw as The Others, adaptations of literary classics are a constant feature of popular culture today. The Bloomsbury Introduction to Adaptation Studies helps students master the history, theory and practice of analysing literary

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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Author : Tara Mokhtari
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-03-21

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-16

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  • Author : Jenn Brandt,Callie Clare
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2018-01-25

Winner of the Popular Culture Association's 2018 John G. Cawelti Award for the Best Textbook / Primer What is popular culture? Why study popular culture in an academic context? An Introduction to Popular Culture in the US: People, Politics, and Power introduces and explores the history and contemporary analysis of popular culture

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  • Author : T.V. Reed
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-25

Postmodern realist fiction uses realism-disrupting literary techniques to make interventions into the real social conditions of our time. It seeks to capture the complex, fragmented nature of contemporary experience while addressing crucial issues like income inequality, immigration, the climate crisis, terrorism, ever-changing technologies, shifting racial, sex and gender roles, and

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  • Author : Dr Christine Berberich
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2013-04-28

Studies of the English gentleman have tended to focus mainly on the nineteenth century, encouraging the implicit assumption that this influential literary trope has less resonance for twentieth-century literature and culture. Christine Berberich challenges this notion by showing that the English gentleman has proven to be a remarkably adaptable and

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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing
  • Author : Jenni Ramone
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-16

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  • Author : David Glover,Scott McCracken
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-05

An overview of popular literature from the early nineteenth century to the present day from a historical and comparative perspective.

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  • Author : Nick Rennison
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2006-10-31

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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postmodern Realist Fiction
  • Author : T.V. Reed
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-25

Postmodern realist fiction uses realism-disrupting literary techniques to make interventions into the real social conditions of our time. It seeks to capture the complex, fragmented nature of contemporary experience while addressing crucial issues like income inequality, immigration, the climate crisis, terrorism, ever-changing technologies, shifting racial, sex and gender roles, and

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  • Author : David Morley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-05-10

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  • Author : Louise Nilsson,David Damrosch,Theo D'haen
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23

While crime fiction is one of the most widespread of all literary genres, this is the first book to treat it in its full global is the first book to treat crime fiction in its full global and plurilingual dimensions, taking the genre seriously as a participant in the international

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  • Publisher : A&C Black
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A brilliant guide to 100 of the finest historical novels ever published from Victor Hugo to Sarah Waters.

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  • Author : Matthew Ingleby
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20

This study explores the role of fiction in the social production of the West Central district of London in the nineteenth century. It tells a new history of the novel from a local geographical perspective, tracing developments in the form as it engaged with Bloomsbury in the period it emerged

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