At War with the Word: Literary Theory and Liberal Education

At War with the Word: Literary Theory and Liberal Education

by R. V. Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 1932236198

ISBN-13: 9781932236194

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: ISI Books

R. V. Young examines the dominant trends in literary theory during the past thirty years, chronicling their effect on the teaching of literature and the imparting of a liberal education.

Overview

R. V. Young examines the dominant trends in literary theory during the past thirty years, chronicling their effect on the teaching of literature and the imparting of a liberal education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932236194
Publisher:
ISI Books
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
199
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
One: The Old New Criticism and Its Critics
Two: Derrida or Deity? Deconstruction in the Presence of the Word
Three: Deconstruction and the Fear of Loathing the Logos
Four: New Historicism: Literature and the Will to Power
Five: Constitutional Interpretation and Literary Theory
Six: Distinct Models: Why We Teach What We Teach
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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