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