One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A form of cultural analysis which examines the ways in which a cultural product (especially a literary text) interacts with and participates in its historical context, especially with reference to the power relations operating within the society of its time.
1970s. From new + historicism. Compare slightly earlier new historicist.
new historicism/ˌnjuː hɪˈstɒrɪsɪz(ə)m/
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