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The Literary Theory Handbook


Συγγραφέας: Castle Gregory
Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780470671955
Σειρά βιβλίου: Wiley Blackwell Literature Handbooks
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 438
Διαστάσεις: 26x2x18
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Literary Theory Handbook"

The Literary Theory Handbook introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how to perform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding of the historical contexts for different theories. * A new edition of this highly successful text, which includes updated and refined chapters, and new sections on contemporary theories * Far reaching in its inclusion of a detailed history of theory and in-depth discussions of major theories and movements * Four distinct perspectives on theory historical, thematic, biographical, practical are carefully intertwined, so that key concepts, terms and ideas are developed in different contexts and cross-referenced, in the text and in the index. * Includes alphabetically-arranged biographies designed for quick reference, and sample readings to illustrate the practical application of theory


Συγγραφέας/εις: Castle Gregory
Κατηγορία: δοκίμια-μελέτες
Σειρά βιβλίου: Wiley Blackwell Literature Handbooks
ISBN: 9780470671955
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 26/07/2013
Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 438
Τόπος έκδοσης: New York
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 672 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 26x2x18 cm

Περιεχόμενα

Acknowledgments x Alphabetical Listing of Key Movements and Theories xii Introduction 1 The Nature of Literary Theory 2 What is Literature? 4 The Practice of Theory 8 How To Use the Handbook 9 1 The Rise of Literary Theory 11 Early Developments in Literary Theory 12 Modernism and Formalism, 1890s 1940s 18 Cultural and Critical Theory, 1930s 1960s 24 The Poststructuralist Turn, 1960s 1970s 27 Culture, Gender, and History, 1980s 1990s 33 Postmodernism and Post-Marxism, 1980s 2000s 39 Posthumanism: Theory at the Fin de Siecle 44 Conclusion 47 2 The Scope of Literary Theory 51 1 Form/Structure/Narrative/Genre 52 Formalism and Structuralism 52 New Criticism 59 Chicago School Neo-Aristotelian Theory 63 Narrative Theory/Narratology 68 Theory of the Novel 75 2 Ideology/Philosophy/History/Aesthetics 84 Marxist Theory 84 Critical Theory 91 Post-Marxist Theory 101 New Historicism/Cultural Poetics 119 Postmodernism 125 3 Language/Systems/Texts/Readers 142 Phenomenology and Hermeneutics 142 Reader-Response Theory 153 Deconstruction 160 Poststructuralism 167 4 Mind/Body/Gender/Identity 178 Psychoanalysis 178 Feminist Theory 190 Gender Studies 198 Gay and Lesbian Studies 204 Trauma Studies 209 5 Culture/Ethnicities/Nations/Locations 218 Cultural Studies 218 African American Studies 225 Ethnic and Indigenous Studies 231 Chicano/a Studies 232 Native and Indigenous Studies 235 Asian American Studies 237 Postcolonial Studies 242 Transnationalism 254 6 People/Places/Bodies/Things 266 Posthumanism 266 Evolutionary Literary Theory 278 Object-Oriented Ontologies 283 Disability Studies 290 Ecocriticism 298 3 Key Figures in Literary Theory 313 Theodor Adorno (1903 69) 313 Giorgio Agamben (1942 ) 314 Louis Althusser (1918 90) 315 Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895 1975) 316 Roland Barthes (1915 80) 317 Jean Baudrillard (1929 2007) 318 Walter Benjamin (1892 1940) 319 Homi Bhabha (1949 ) 320 Pierre Bourdieu (1930 2002) 321 Lawrence Buell (1939 ) 322 Judith Butler (1956 ) 323 Helene Cixous (1937 ) 324 Lennard Davis (1949 ) 324 Teresa de Lauretis (1939 ) 325 Gilles Deleuze (1925 95) and Felix Guattari (1930 92) 326 Paul de Man (1919 83) 327 Jacques Derrida (1930 2004) 328 Terry Eagleton (1943 ) 330 Frantz Fanon (1925 61) 330 Stanley Fish (1938 ) 331 Michel Foucault (1926 84) 332 Henry Louis Gates (1950 ) 333 Sandra Gilbert (1936 ) and Susan Gubar (1944 ) 334 Stephen Greenblatt (1943 ) 335 Elizabeth Grosz (1952 ) 336 Stuart Hall (1932 ) 337 Donna Haraway (1944 ) 338 N. Katherine Hayles (1943 ) 339 bell hooks (1952 ) 340 Luce Irigaray (1930 ) 341 Wolfgang Iser (1926 2007) 342 Fredric Jameson (1934 ) 343 Julia Kristeva (1941 ) 344 Jacques Lacan (1901 81) 345 Bruno Latour (1947 ) 346 Jean-Francois Lyotard (1924 98) 348 J. Hillis Miller (1928 ) 349 Antonio Negri (1933 ) 350 Jacques Ranciere (1940 ) 351 Edward Said (1935 2003) 352 Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950 2009) 353 Elaine Showalter (1941 ) 354 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942 ) 355 Raymond Williams (1921 88) 356 Cary Wolfe (1959 ) 358 Slavoj ?i?ek (1949 ) 358 4 Reading with Literary Theory 361 William Shakespeare, The Tempest 362 John Keats, Ode on a Grecian Urn 364 Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre; Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea 366 Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness; Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart 370 Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse 374 Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God 376 Samuel Beckett, Endgame 378 Salman Rushdie, Midnight s Children 380 Recommendations for Further Reading 383 Glossary 392 Index 412

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