1 edition of Literature, in theory found in the catalog.
Literature, in theory
Includes bibliographical references (p. -299) and index.
|LC Classifications||PN441 .W65 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 306 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||306|
|ISBN 10||144116152X, 1441123245|
|ISBN 10||9781441161529, 9781441123244|
|LC Control Number||2010279397|
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About Literature, Culture, Theory Visit Acknowledging the contemporary expansion of cultural studies and the redefinitions of literature that this has entailed, the series includes not only original works of literary theory but also monographs and essay collections on topics and seminal figures from the long history of theoretical speculation.
Has theory neglected literature. Often literary and cultural theory, which goes by the nickname "Theory," has seemed to be the theory of everything except literature: theory of language, of sexuality, of history, of the body, of the psyche, of meaning (or meaninglessness), of politics, but not theory of literature.
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This book is perhaps the best introduction to literary theory that takes drama and theatre as its specific focus. Therefore, Fortier’s examples are taken from a range of dramatic traditions and show how things like poststructuralism and postcolonialism might be used by playwrights and theatre directors in their plays, and how we as readers and performers of dramatic texts might use theory as.
Also incuded is Ahamd's devastating polemic against Fredric Jameson's theory of the "national allegory" in third world literature. All in all, this is a brilliant collection of essays, and a necessary step towards a theorization of imperialism and its by: A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory RAMAN SELDEN PETER WIDDOWSON PETER BROOKER Fifth edition A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theoryis a classic introduction to the ever-evolving field of modern literary theory, now expanded and updated in.
The term children's literature in theory book includes both generalist discussions of the relationship between children's literature and literary theory and literary analyses of a specific works of children's literature.
Some academics consider young adult literature to be included under the rubric of 'children's literature.'. Nearly every school of theoretical thought has been applied to children. The methodology used in this study was a systematic literature review. Literature reviews are often used in social science and business research to explore process, behavioral-based issues, and.
"In a crowded field Paul H. Fry’s Theory of Literature stands out for a number of reasons that, taken together, make a compelling case for it being the classroom text of choice for lecturers working with advanced students on literary theory.
Literature Fry has been teaching, refining and updating the course of 26 hour-long lectures at Yale, which make up this book, for decades (back to. World Literature in Theory is an adventurous exploration of the pressing questions facing those studying world literature today.
This reader brings together more than 30 essays by some of the most influential scholars in world : Hardcover.
Diasporic Literature and Theory – Where Now. xi 90s. Nyman’s study revealingly shows evidence of ‘hypercanonization’ with the repeated appearance of certain writers (e.g. Achebe, Dangarembga) on course lists. African and Caribbean writers are most likely to be represented, though the influence of diaspora theory is shown in the.
His publications include two book-length translations of two sections of the Persian national epic, the Shahnameh: The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam and In the Dragon's Claws: The Story of Rostam and Esfandiyar.
Austin Warren is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: Theory of. An important first step in the sociology of literature was taken by Georg Lukács's The Theory of the Novel, first published in German inin the Zeitschrift fur Aesthetik und Allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft.
In it was republished in book form and this version strongly influenced the Frankfurt School. What is Literature. Or, There Is No Essential, Inherent Category of the "Literary." (A paraphrase, summary, and adaptation of the opening chapter of Terry Eagleton's Introduction to Literary Theory) Have you ever felt ashamed or secretive about books you like because they are not on approved reading lists.
Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction ‘Jonathan Culler has always been about the best person around at explaining literary theory without oversimplifying it or treating it with polemical bias. Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction is an exemplary work in this genre.’ J.
Theory and History of Literature () is a landmark event in twentieth-century critical thought. Intended to stimulate research and encourage interdisciplinary dialogue, as well as to introduce prominent European theorists to the American academy, this book series is internationally renowned for its foundational literary scholarship.
This classic work covers all of the major movements in literary studies in this century. Noted for its clear, engaging style and unpretentious treatment, Literary Theory has become the introduction of choice for anyone interested in learning about the world of contemporary literary thought.
On the twenty-fifth anniversary of Literary Theory’s debut, Terry Eagleton reflects on the state of. Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods.
Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists. Contributors ix Lissa Paul is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick where she teaches five courses on children’s literature and literary theory.
Her new book, Reading Otherways (), provides a practical demonstration of the ways in which contemporary literary theories, especially feminist theories, enable new readingsFile Size: KB. In many a literature department, graduate students spent far more time on Derrida and Foucault than on Shakespeare and Milton.
Despite this, common sense approaches to literature — including the belief that literature represents reality and authorial intentions matter — have resisted theory with tenacity. Sarah Wasserman specializes in American literature from to today, with an emphasis on post and contemporary fiction.
Her research and teaching interests include material culture studies, literary theory, urban studies, popular culture, and digital humanities. Terence Cave and Deirdre Wilson: Introduction1: Elleke Boehmer: The Mind in Motion: A Cognitive Reading of W.B. Yeats's 'Long-legged Fly'2: Raphael Lyne: Relevance Across History3: Guillemette Bolens: Relevance Theory and Kinesic Analysis in Don Quixote and Madame Bovary4: Neil Kenny: Relevance Theory and the Effect of Literature on Beliefs.
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This is probably the most comprehensive book about literary theory I have read. The language is simple even when discussing the convoluted concepts of literary theory.
I’ve taught through the first chapter in an introduction to literature course to help students see the endless possibilities of literary analysis.
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Browse through our eBooks while discovering great authors and exciting books. Introduction to Theory of Literature (ENGL ) In this first lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the course's title in three parts.
The relationship between theory and philosophy, the question. Hook’s book is a very good introduction to the relationship between postcolonial theory and psychology (and psychoanalysis). Drawing on works by Homi Bhabha, Frantz Fanon, and others, Hook analyzes anticolonial, postcolonial, and critical race theory approaches to and critiques of psychology.
Explore our list of Literary Theory - Major Schools Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Literature, the Humanities, and Humanity attempts to make the study of literature more than simply another school subject that students have to take.
At a time when all subjects seem to be valued only for their testability, this book tries to show the value of reading and studying literature, even earlier literature. It shows students, some of whom will themselves become teachers, that 4/5(11). A theory does not state the obvious; rather, it involves a measure of complexity especially in relations of a systematic nature.
A true theory is not easily proved or refuted. Philosopher Richard Rorty advanced the notion that the works of Goethe and Emerson, among others in the 19th century, created a new genre of literature that was dubbed in. About The Penguin Book of Migration Literature [Ahmad’s] “introduction is fiery and charismatic This book encompasses the diversity of experience, with beautiful variations and stories that bicker back and forth.” –Parul Sehgal, The New York Times The first global anthology of migration literature featuring works by Mohsin Hamid, Zadie Smith, Marjane Satrapi, Salman Rushdie, and.
What Is Literary Theory?. When you hear the word “theory,” you might think first of the natural sciences, rather than of literature. In the sciences, theories are systems for understanding how an aspect of the world works: they can be used to explain past phenomena and predict future behavior.
Book Description. Lively, original and highly readable, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary ng at ‘The Beginning’ and concluding with ‘The End’, chapters range from the familiar, such as ‘Character’, ‘Narrative’ and ‘The Author’, to the more unusual, such as ‘Secrets’, ‘Pleasure’ and ‘Ghosts’.
deal with literature written in or by citizens of colonizing countries that takes colonies or their peoples as its subject matter. The theory is based around concepts of otherness and resistance. Postcolonial theory became part of the critical toolbox in the s, and many practitioners credit Edward Said’s book Orientalism as being the File Size: 38KB.
Reading List Post-Colonial Literature and Theory The following is a fundamental reading list for doctoral candidates to use as a guide in preparing for their comprehensive examination in the field of Post-Colonial Literatures.
A student is expected toFile Size: KB. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 21 cm. Contents: Part One: Definitions and distinctions --Literature and literary study --The nature of literature --The function of literature --Literary theory, criticism, and history --Part Two: Preliminary operations --The ordering and establishing of evidence --Part Three: The extrinsic approach to the study of.
The book falls into three parts. Part 1 (“Theory”), chapter 1 (“The Literary in Theory”) contains the argument that the literary has migrated from being the object of theory—for example, structuralism—to being, in some sense, the “quality” of theory itself (38).
Hence, philosophical texts have, themselves, become literary. It is – or should be – the role of creative writing programs to challenge students’ ideas, to confront and reconsider every assumption a student might hold.
Craft matters, but so too does originality of thought, of building on knowledge to produce something genuinely new.
Removing literary theory from writing courses is an anti-intellectual move that is ultimately self-defeating, and it.