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MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS

Founded in 1904, MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS is the third largest University Press in the U.K. and is an outlet to publish academic research being carried out within the Victoria University of Manchester. Today, the Press publishes textbooks for use by academics teaching in higher education, students, and the interested general reader. Areas of editorial focus include Art History, Film and Media, History, Archaeology, Literature and Language, Sociology, and Politics.

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Beginning Theory

An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory, Third Edition

This book has been helping students navigate through the thickest of literary and cultural theory for well over a decade now. This new and expanded third...

Peter Barry

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The Uncanny

This is the first book-length study of the uncanny, an important concept for contemporary thinking and debate across a range of disciplines and discourses,...

Nicholas Royle

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Beginning Modernism

Modernism was the artistic and intellectual revolution of the early twentieth century. Yet despite its now-secure location in history, the radical experimental...

Jeff Wallace

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Timed Out

Art and the Transnational Caribbean

Timed Out is a pioneering study of modern and contemporary art in the aftermath of empire. It addresses the current ‘global turn’ in the study of art by way of...

"...Timed Out is a pioneering study of modern and contemporary art in the aftermath of empire. It addresses the current ‘global turn’ in the study of art by way of.... Timed Out is a pioneering study of modern and contemporary art in the aftermath of empire. It addresses the current ‘global turn’ in the study of art by way of the transnational Caribbean, offering an in-depth account of the Atlantic world in relation to the mainstream history of art. It looks at why art of the Anglophone Caribbean a..."

Leon Wainwright

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Ordering Africa

Anthropology, European Imperialism and the Politics of Knowledge

African research played a major role in transforming the discipline of anthropology in the twentieth century. Ethnographic studies, in turn, had significant...

By Helen L. Tilley and Robert J. Gordon

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Irish Literature since 1990

Diverse Voices

This is a distinctive book that examines the diversity and energy of writing in a period marked by the unparalleled global prominence of Irish culture. This...

By Scott Brewster and Michael Parker

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Shakespeare and Spenser

Attractive Opposites

Shakespeare and Spenser: Attractive Opposites is a much-needed volume that brings together ten original papers by the experts, on the relations between Spenser...

J. B. Lethbridge

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Medieval Film

Medieval Film explores theoretical questions about the ideological, artistic, emotional, and financial investments inhering in cinematic renditions of the...

By Anke Bernau and Bettina Bildhauer

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Postnationalist African Cinemas

Postnationalist African Cinemas convincingly interrogates the ways in which African narratives locate postcolonial identities and forms beyond essentially...

"...Postnationalist African Cinemas convincingly interrogates the ways in which African narratives locate postcolonial identities and forms beyond essentially.... Postnationalist African Cinemas convincingly interrogates the ways in which African narratives locate postcolonial identities and forms beyond essentially nationalist frameworks. It investigates how the emergence of new genres, discourses and representations, all unrelated to an overtly nationalist project, influences the formal choices m..."

Alexie Tcheuyap

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Art History

A Critical Introduction to Its Methods

This book provides a lively and stimulating introduction to methodological debates within art history. Offering a lucid account of approaches from Hegel to...

"...This book provides a lively and stimulating introduction to methodological debates within art history. Offering a lucid account of approaches from Hegel to.... This book provides a lively and stimulating introduction to methodological debates within art history. Offering a lucid account of approaches from Hegel to post-colonialism, the book provides a sense of art history’s own history as a discipline from its emergence in the late-eighteenth century to contemporary debates.. ..."

By Michael Hatt and Charlotte Klonk

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