Historicism by Paul HamiltonHistoricism by Paul Hamilton


byPaul HamiltonEditorPaul Hamilton

Paperback | July 23, 2003

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Historicism is the essential introduction to the field, providing its readers with the necessary knowledge, background and vocabulary to apply it in their own studies. Paul Hamilton's compact and comprehensive guide:

* explains the theory and basics of historicism
* presents a history of the term and its uses
* introduces the reader to the key thinkers in the field, from ancient Greece to modern times
* considers historicism in contemporary debates and its relevance to other modes of criticism, such as feminism and post-colonialism
* contains an extensive bibliography of further reading.

Paul Hamilton is Professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London.
Title:HistoricismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:July 23, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415290104

ISBN - 13:9780415290104


Table of Contents

Introduction 1. History and Historicism 2. The Rise of Historicism 3. The Hermeneutic Tradition 4. Historicism and Modernity 5. Historicisms of the Present Conclusion