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Representations: Essays on literature and society

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Representations: Essays on literature and society

Representations: Essays on literature and society by Steven Marcus
English | 1975 | ISBN: 0394495594 | 331 Pages | PDF | 73.7 MB

In this wide-ranging collection of essays the distinguished literary and social critic Steven Marcus explores the complex relationship between literature and society and the ways in which the former often provides insights into the latter. Among his subjects are such writers as Charles Dickens, EvelynWaugh, Sigmund Freud, Sinclair Lewis, William Faulkner, and Dashiell Hammett, and such topics as “An Ideal Reviewer,” “The Limits of Literary History,” and “Madness, Literature, and Society.”