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              Rereading Global Socialist Cultures After the Cold War: The Reassessment of a Tradition
               

              Rereading Global Socialist Cultures After the Cold War: The Reassessment of a Tradition (Hardback)

              Edited by Juraga, Dubravka; Booker, M. Keith

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              This text examines a variety of socialist cultural phenomena from China and the Third World to show that Cold War representations of socialism as hostile to artistic expression were misleading.

              ISBN 9780275974893
              Released NZ 5 Sep 2000
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Bakhtin, Stalin, and Modern Russian Fiction: Carnival, Dialogism, and History
               

              Bakhtin, Stalin, and Modern Russian Fiction: Carnival, Dialogism, and History (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith; Juraga, Dubravka

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              This text presents an advanced introduction to the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, focusing on the concepts of carnival, dialogism and historicism. It examines the impact of the historical context in the Soviet Union and to the importance of his own dialogic mode of discourse.

              ISBN 9780313295263
              Released NZ 28 Feb 1995
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of World Literature
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              Ulysses, Capitalism, and Colonialism: Reading Joyce After the Cold War
               

              Ulysses, Capitalism, and Colonialism: Reading Joyce After the Cold War (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              A reassessment of the work of James Joyce, especially Ulysses , in the light of postcolonial and Marxist literary theory. It explores the influence of Cold War anticommunism on previous readings of Joyce in the West and discusses the rejection of Joyce's writings by many leftist ...critics.
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              ISBN 9780313312434
              Released NZ 30 Jan 2000
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of World Literature
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              Postmodern Hollywood: What's New in Film and Why It Makes Us Feel So Strange
               

              Postmodern Hollywood: What's New in Film and Why It Makes Us Feel So Strange (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              Discussions of the phenomenon of postmodernism have established certain characteristics that are typical of postmodernist culture. This book presents a brief summary of the characteristics that have typically been associated with postmodernism, especially as they pertain to film.

              ISBN 9780275999001
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2007
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              From Box Office to Ballot Box: The American Political Film
               

              From Box Office to Ballot Box: The American Political Film (Hardback, New title)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              Given the complexity and expense of making and distributing a film, the process of filmmaking is by its very nature also a political process. Through a film-by-film examination of the movies concerned with American politics, this title provides insights into American culture's pe...rceptions of various political environments.
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              ISBN 9780275991227
              Released NZ 28 Feb 2007
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              The Post-Utopian Imagination: American Culture in the Long 1950s
               

              The Post-Utopian Imagination: American Culture in the Long 1950s (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              In America, the long 1950s were marked by an intense skepticism toward utopian alternatives to the existing capitalist order. This was related to the Cold War and the demonization of socialism. This text studies how American novels and films of this era reflect the loss of the ut...opian imagination.
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              ISBN 9780313321658
              Released NZ 30 Jan 2002
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of American Literature
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              The Modern American Novel of the Left: A Research Guide
                

              The Modern American Novel of the Left: A Research Guide (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              Presents discussions of more than 170 works which survey the evolution of the modern American novel of the Left. In addition, the text reviews critical, historical and theoretical works related to this cultural phenomenon.

              ISBN 9780313304705
              Released NZ 30 Jul 1999
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Film and the American Left: A Research Guide
                

              Film and the American Left: A Research Guide (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              A discussion of more than 260 films that are connected with the culture of the American Left, ranging from Citizen Cane to Apocalypse Now . The entries are arranged chronologically, and include plot summaries and critical examinations of the political implication of the films.

              ISBN 9780313309809
              Released NZ 30 Sep 1999
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              The Modern British Novel of the Left: A Research Guide
                

              The Modern British Novel of the Left: A Research Guide (Hardback)

              By Booker, M. Keith

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              This work provides coverage of British leftist and working class novels. These novels are part of a culture phenomenon that reacts against the mainstream tradition of British literature. They have been produced in many modes and subgenres including historical, detective and scien...ce fiction.
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              ISBN 9780313303432
              Released NZ 30 Jun 1998
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory: 3 Volume Set

              The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory: 3 Volume Set (Hardback)

              General editor Ryan, Michael; Volume editor Castle, Gregory; Eaglestone, Robert; Booker, M. Keith

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              This is the first comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory.

              ISBN 9781405183123
              Released NZ 17 Dec 2010
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
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