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‘Cultural Studies: Texts and Contexts’ by Dr. Prantik Banerjee   

Cultural Studies: Texts and

Author:  Dr. Prantik Banerjee

Publisher: Dattsons Publishers

ISBN: 978-8171922000

Edition: Paperback

Year: 2021

No. of Pages: 232

Genre: English Literature/ Criticism/ Cultural Studies

Price: £13.99

This book provides a critical analysis of important essays written by leading theorists in the interdisciplinary field of cultural studies. These essays are an essential component of English Studies curriculum in most universities in India and abroad.

The book includes detailed commentary on path-breaking writings by Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall, Walter Benjamin, Stephen Greenblatt, Judith Butler, Donna Haraway, Arjun Appadurai and others. It explains major ideas, trends and applications, bringing out the text’s affiliation to politics, culture and society.

While locating each text in its own time and place, the commentary also shows its relevance by citing examples from the contemporary world. It is written in a lucid style that will be easily understood by the specialist as well as the lay reader. The book will be immensely helpful to students, teachers, research scholars, and those interested in cultural studies.

About the Author:

Dr. Prantik Banerjee is Associate Professor of English, Hislop College, Nagpur. He is a member of Board of Studies, RTM Nagpur University and external expert to Board of Studies, V.G. Vaze Autonomous College, Mumbai.

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