A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

Editor(s): Michael Payne, Jessica Rae Barbera

Print ISBN: 9781405168908

Online ISBN: 9781444323450

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450

Author Biography


About the Author

Michael Payne is Professor of English Emeritus at Bucknell University, USA. He is general editor for The Bucknell Lectures in Literary Theory (with Harold Scheizer, 12 vols., 1990-1995); author of Reading Theory: An Introduction to Lacan, Derrida, and Kristeva (1993) and Reading Knowledge:  An Introduction to Barthes, Foucault, and Althusser (1997); and editor of Renaissance Literature: An Anthology (with John Hunter, 2003), and The Greenblatt Reader (with Stephen Greenblatt, 2005) all published by Wiley-Blackwell.

Jessica Rae Barbera is a doctoral candidate in the English Department at the University of Pittsburgh. Her areas of specialization include Cultural and Critical Theory, British Modernism, Psychoanalysis, Literatures of Medicine and Science, Graphic Narratives, Illness Narratives, and Memoir.  She is the recipient of the 2009−2010 Andrew Mellon Fellowship, and is currently at work on her dissertation, The Medicalization of Pain: The Human in the 20th Century.

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