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Andy Mousley

Synopsis
Podcast series in which Dr Neema Parvini, author of Shakespeare’s History Plays: Rethinking Historicism and Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory: New Historicism and Cultural Materialism, interviews Shakespeare scholars and literary theorists from around the world in a bid to gain an understanding of current thinking in Shakespeare studies and in literary criticism more generally.

In this edition Parvini talks to Andy Mousley, a leading advocate of ‘literary humanism’. Topics include: F.R. Leavis; Edward Pechter’s critique of new historicism; the death of the aesthetic; ‘residual humanism’; teacup handles and the difference between traditional history and cultural history; emotions and literature; cathexis; and the distinctiveness of literature.
Series
Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2013
Duration
69 mins

Credits

Contributor
Angus Mousley; Neema Parvini

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
literary theory; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Online Availability

Online URL
http://jerryvonkramer.ipage.com/mousley.mp3

Production Company

Name

University of Surrey, Department of English and Languages

Distributor

Name

iTunes U

Web
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