Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect

by

Write The First Customer Review

In his earlier books such as Tropics of Discourse and The Content of the Form , Hayden White focused on the conventions of historical writing and on the ordering of historical consciousness. In Figural Realism , White collects eight interrelated essays primarily concerned with the treatment of history in recent literary critical discourse. "'History' is not only an object we can study," writes White, "it is also and even primarily a certain kind of relationship to 'the past' mediated by a distinctive kind of written ...

Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801865244

Trade paperback

Select
Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801859977

Hardcover

Select