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ENGL 3010: New Historicism

Key Individuals

Stephen Greenblatt

Michael Foucault

Clifford Geertz

Hayden White

Pierre Bourdieu

Books in the Library

New Historicism relates a text to the historical and cultural contexts of the period in which it was created and the periods in which it was critically evaluated. 

Subject Headings and Keywords

When searching for information in the library catalog, databases, or internet search engines, use these subject headings or keywords:

  • Historical Criticism (Literature)
  • Historicism
  • Historicism in Literature
  • Literature and History
  • Literature and Society