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Modern literary theory, a comparative introduction

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism -- History -- 20th century,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ann Jefferson and David Robey ; with contributions from David Forgacs ... [et al.].
    ContributionsJefferson, Ann., Robey, David., Forgacs, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN94 .M6 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3487049M
    ISBN 100389203068
    LC Control Number82006644
    OCLC/WorldCa8346250

    Modern literary theory: a comparative introduction. Ann Jefferson-- modern linguistics and the language of literature, David Robey-- Anglo-American new criticism, David Robey-- structuralism and post-structuralism, Ann Jefferson-- reading and interpretation, Ian Maclean-- modern psychoanalytic criticism, Elizabeth Wright-- Marxist literary. Said, Orientalism (Introduction) Butler, Gender Trouble (Introduction, Chapter 1, Conclusion), “Gender is Burning” from Bodies that Matter; Chow, "The Old/New Question of Comparison in Literary Studies: A Post-European Perspective," ELH, (): pp.

    This book serves several purposes, all very much needed in today's embattled situation of the humanities and the study of literature. First, in Chapter One, the author proposes that the discipline of Comparative Literature is a most advantageous approach for the study of literature and culture as it is a priori a discipline of cross-disciplinarity and of international dimensions.5/5(2). An introduction to literary theory? Perhaps. Or perhaps this is more of an essay on theory from a Marxist slant. Terry Eagleton's prefatory statement: "Hostility to theory usually means an opposition to other people's theories and an oblivion of one's own" seems ironic in a book, though innocuously entitled Literary Theory: An Introduction, that works instead to decimate most literary theory /5.

    Toward a New Comparative Literature: A Preface By F. Elizabeth Dahab 1 J CHAPTER ONE A New Comparative Literature as Theory and Method 13 CHAPTER TWO Literature and Cultural Participation 43 CHAPTER THREE Comparative Literature as/and Interdisciplinarity 79 CHAPTER FOUR Cultures, Peripheralities, and Comparative Literature CHAPTER FIVECited by: • Comparative Literature (COLT ), Introduction to the Theory of Literature. • TEN advanced literature courses (generally level courses), including Comparative Literature and: a. At least TWO courses in the literature of each of your languages, and the remainder drawn chiefly from among the offerings of Comparative File Size: KB.


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[Ann Jefferson; David Robey; David Forgacs;] -- The aim of this book is to provide within the compass of a single volume an introduction to the major developments in this field that have taken place during the twentieth century in Europe and North.

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