By Matthew Beaumont
- Comprises sixteen newly-commissioned essays written through a individual crew of individuals, together with Slavoj Zizek and Frederic Jameson
- Provides the ancient, cultural, highbrow, and literary contexts essential to comprehend advancements in realism
- Addresses the inventive mediums and applied sciences corresponding to portray and movie that experience assisted in shaping the way in which we understand reality
- Explores literary and pictorial sub-genres, comparable to naturalism and socialist realism
- Includes a short bibliography and proposals for additional studying on the finish of every section
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