Rachel Bowlby – « The uses and history of critical reading »

« When something called theory first broke onto the seemingly stagnant scene of literary studies, it offered bright new ways and fields for critical reading: new methods and subjects, and also new words to speak them. The syllabus and the styles would never be the same, and reading was proudly claimed as a mode of social critique. »

Rachel Bowlby, Talking Walking : Essays in Cultural Criticism

Sussex Academic Press, Feb. 2018, 280 pp., ISBN: 9781845199111

For more information: http://www.sussex-academic.com/sa/titles/literary_criticism/bowlby.htm