Critical Theory Since Plato / Edition 3

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Overview

CRITICAL THEORY SINCE PLATO is a chronologically-arranged anthology that presents a broad survey of the history and development of literary criticism and theory in Western culture. Written by two well-known scholars in the field of literary study, this well-respected text puts an emphasis on the individual contributors to the development of literary criticism, from Plato and Aristotle to the present.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155055049
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/9/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1568
  • Sales rank: 1,380,923
  • Product dimensions: 7.57 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 2.04 (d)

Table of Contents

GENERAL INTRODUCTION. PLATO. ION. From REPUBLIC. From PHAEDRUS. From SOPHIST. From PHILEBUS. From CRATYLUS. ARISTOTLE. From METAPHYSICS. POETICS. From RHETORIC. MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO. From BRUTUS. QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS (Horace). ART OF POETRY. STRABO. From GEOGRAPHY. PUBLIUS CORNELIUS TACITUS. From A DIALOGUE ON ORATORY. PSEUDO-LONGINUS. ON THE SUBLIME. PLUTARCH. From HOW THE YOUNG MAN SHOULD STUDY POETRY. FLAVIUS PHILOSTRATUS. From LIVES OF THE SOPHISTS. PLOTINUS. From ENNEADS. SAINT AUGUSTINE. From ON CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE. ANICUS MANLIUS SEVERINUS BOETHIUS. From CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY. SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS. From SUMMA THEOLOGICA. DANTE ALIGHIERI. From THE BANQUET. From LETTER TO CAN GRANDE DELLA SCALA. GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO. From LIFE OF DANTE. From GENEALOGY OF THE GENTILE GODS. GIRALOMO FRACASTORO. NAUGARIUS. JULIUS CAESAR SCALIGER. From POETICS. LODOVICO CASTELVETRO. From THE POETICS OF ARISTOTLE TRANSLATED AND EXPLAINED. SIR PHILIP SIDNEY. APOLOGY FOR POETRY. GIORDANO BRUNO. From THE CAUSE, THE PRINCIPLE, AND THE ONE. GIACOPO MAZZONI. From ON THE DEFENSE OF THE COMEDY OF DANTE. GEORGE PUTTENHAM. From THE ARTE OF ENGLISH POESIE. TORQUATO TASSO. From DISCOURSES ON THE HEROIC POEM. SIR FRANCIS BACON. From NOVUM ORGANUM. From THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING. From THE WISDOM OF THE ANCIENTS. PIERRE CORNEILLE. OF THE THREE UNITIES OF ACTION, TIME, AND PLACE. JOHN DRYDEN. AN ESSAY OF DRAMATIC POESIE. NICOLAS BOILEAU-DESPRÉAUX. THE ART OF POETRY. JOHN LOCKE. From AN ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING. ALEXANDER POPE. ESSAY ON CRITICISM. JOSEPH ADDISON. From ON THE PLEASURES OF THE IMAGINATION. GIAMBATTISTA VICO. From THE NEW SCIENCE. DAVID HUME. OF THE STANDARD OF TASTE. OF TRAGEDY. EDMUND BURKE. From A PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF OUR IDEAS OF THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL. EDWARD YOUNG. From CONJECTURES ON ORIGINAL COMPOSITION. SAMUEL JOHNSON. RAMBLER 4 (ON FICTION). From RASSALAS. From PREFACE TO SHAKESPEARE. HENRY HOME, LORD KAMES. From ELEMENTS OF CRITICISM. GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM LESSING. From LAOCOÖN. DENIS DIDEROT. From THE PARADOX OF ACTING. SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS. From DISCOURSES ON ART. IMMANUEL KANT. From CRITIQUE OF JUDGMENT. MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT. From A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN. WILLIAM BLAKE. From THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL. From LETTER TO THOMAS BUTTS. From ANNOTATIONS TO REYNOLDS DISCOURSES. From A VISION OF THE LAST JUDGMENT. FRIEDRICH SCHILLER. From LETTERS ON THE AESTHETIC EDUCATION OF MAN. FRIEDRICH SCHLEGEL. From CRITICAL FRAGMENTS (LYCEUM FRAGMENTS). From ATHENAEUM FRAGMENTS. ON INCOMPREHENSIBILITY. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION OF LYRICAL BALLADS. SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE. From SHAKESPEARES JUDGMENT EQUAL TO HIS GENIUS. From THE PRINCIPLES OF GENIAL CRITICISM. From BIOGRAPHIA LITERARIA. From "ESSAYS ON METHOD" IN THE FRIEND. From THE STATESMANS MANUAL. From ON THE CONSTITUTION OF CHURCH AND STATE. From BIOGRAPHIA LITERARIA. WILHELM VON HUMBOLDT. From THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. From ESSAY ON AESTHETICS. From CATIUM AND HELLAS. From INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL LINGUISTICS. From ANNOUNCEMENT OF AN ESSAY ON THE LANGUAGE AND NATION OF THE BASQUE. From ON COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS. From ON THE NATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LANGUAGES. From BASIC CHARACTERISTICS OF LINGUISTIC TYPES. From ON THE EPISODE FROM THE MAHABHARATA KNOWN AS THE BHAGAVAD-GITA II. From ON THE DIFFERENCES IN HUMAN LINGUISTIC STRUCTURE. JOHN KEATS. From LETTER TO BENJAMIN BAILEY. From LETTER TO GEORGE AND THOMAS KEATS. From LETTER TO JOHN TAYLOR. LETTER TO RICHARD WOODHOUSE. THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK. THE FOUR AGES OF POETRY. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. A DEFENSE OF POETRY. ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER. From THE WORLD AS WILL AND IDEA (REPRESENTATION). GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH HEGEL. From THE PHILOSOPHY OF FINE ART. RALPH WALDO EMERSON. From THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR. THE POET. EDGAR ALLAN POE. From THE POETIC PRINCIPLE. MATTHEW ARNOLD. PREFACE TO THE 1853 EDITION OF POEMS. THE FUNCTION OF CRITICISM AT THE PRESENT TIME. From THE STUDY OF POETRY. CHARLES BAUDELAIRE. From THE SALON OF 1859. KARL MARX and FRIEDRICH ENGELS. From THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO. From THE GERMAN IDEOLOGY. From A CONTRIBUTION TO THE CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. WALTER PATER. From STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF THE RENAISSANCE. INTRODUCTION: THE MODERN ERA. HIPPOLYTE ADOLPHE TAINE. From HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE. CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE. ON A NEW LIST OF CATEGORIES. From LESSONS FROM THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY. THE FIRST RULE OF REASON. From TRAINING IN REASONING. From WHAT PRAGMATISM IS. WALT WHITMAN. From DEMOCRATIC VISTAS. FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE. From THE BIRTH OF TRAGEDY FROM THE SPIRIT OF MUSIC. From TRUTH AND FALSITY IN AN ULTRAMORAL SENSE. ÉMILE ZOLA. From THE EXPERIMENTAL NOVEL. OSCAR WILDE. THE DECAY OF LYING. STEPHANE MALLARMÉ. THE EVOLUTION OF LITERATURE. THE BOOK: A SPIRITUAL INSTRUMENT. MYSTERY IN LITERATURE. GOTTLOB FREGE. SENSE AND MEANING. SIGMUND FREUD. LETTER TO WILHELM FLEISS, OCTOBER 17, 1897. From ARCHAIC AND INFANTILE FEATURES IN DREAMS. From DEVELOPMENT OF THE LIBIDO AND SEXUAL ORGANIZATION. LEO TOLSTOY. From WHAT IS ART? EDMUND HUSSERL. From LOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS. FERDINAND DE SAUSSURE. From COURSE IN GENERAL LINGUISTICS. VIKTOR SHKLOVSKY. ART AS TECHNIQUE. T. S. ELIOT. TRADITION AND THE INDIVIDUAL TALENT. THE FRONTIERS OF CRITICISM. BERTRAND RUSSELL. DESCRIPTIONS. PAUL VALÉRY. From LEONARDO AND THE PHILOSOPHERS. LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN. From TRACTATUS LOGICO-PHILOSOPHICUS. From PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS. C. K. OGDEN and I. A. RICHARDS. THOUGHTS, WORDS, AND THINGS. I. A. RICHARDS. From PRINCIPLES OF LITERARY CRITICISM. From SCIENCE AND POETRY. Four Kinds of Meaning. LEON TROTSKY. THE FORMALIST SCHOOL OF POETRY AND MARXISM. BORIS EICHENBAUM. THE THEORY OF THE "FORMAL METHOD." VIRGINIA WOOLF. From A ROOM OF ONES OWN. WILLIAM EMPSON. From SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY. MIKHAIL M. BAKHTIN. EPIC AND NOVEL: TOWARD A METHODOLOGY FOR THE STUDY OF THE NOVEL. V. N. VOLOSINOV. VERBAL INTERACTION. ANTONIO GRAMSCI. From PRISON NOTEBOOKS. JOHN CROWE RANSOM. POETRY: A NOTE IN ONTOLOGY. R. P. BLACKMUR. A CRITICS JOB OF WORK. RUDOLF CARNAP. THE ELIMINATION OF METAPHYSICS THROUGH LOGICAL ANALYSIS OF LANGUAGE. EMPIRICISM, SEMANTICS AND ONTOLOGY. JACQUES LACAN. THE MIRROR STAGE. WALTER BENJAMIN. THESES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY. MAX HORKHEIMER. THE SOCIAL FUNCTION OF PHILOSOPHY. WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS. AGAINST THE WEATHER: A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST. KENNETH BURKE. LITERATURE AS EQUIPMENT FOR LIVING. FOUR MASTER TROPES. ERNST CASSIRER. From AN ESSAY ON MAN. W. K. WIMSATT and MONROE C. BEARDSLEY. THE INTENTIONAL FALLACY. CLEANTH BROOKS. THE HERESY OF PARAPHRASE. IRONY AS A PRINCIPLE OF STRUCTURE. MARTIN HEIDEGGER. From LETTER ON HUMANISM. RONALD S. CRANE. THE CRITICAL MONISM OF CLEANTH BROOKS. From THE LANGUAGES OF CRITICISM AND THE STRUCTURE OF POETRY. M. H. ABRAMS. ORIENTATION OF CRITICAL THEORIES. THEODOR ADORNO. CULTURAL CRITICISM AND SOCIETY. From NEGATIVE DIALECTICS. CLAUDE LÉVI-STRAUSS. THE STRUCTURAL STUDY OF MYTH. ROMAN JAKOBSON. THE METAPHORIC AND METONYMIC POLES. GEORG LUKACS. THE IDEOLOGY OF MODERNISM. NORTHROP FRYE. From ANATOMY OF CRITICISM. NOAM CHOMSKY. From REVIEW OF VERBAL BEHAVIOR. From ASPECTS OF THE THEORY OF SYNTAX. JEAN-PAUL SARTRE. MARXISM AND EXISTENTIALISM. FRANTZ FANON. ON NATIONAL CULTURE. JACQUES DERRIDA. STRUCTURE, SIGN, AND PLAY IN THE DISCOURSE OF THE HUMAN SCIENCES. MEANING AND REPRESENTATION. From OF GRAMMATOLOGY. HANS ROBERT JAUSS. LITERARY HISTORY AS A CHALLENGE TO LITERARY THEORY. ROLAND BARTHES. THE DEATH OF THE AUTHOR. MICHEL FOUCAULT. WHAT IS AN AUTHOR? TRUTH AND POWER. THOMAS S. KUHN. From THE STRUCTURE OF SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTIONS: POSTSCRIPT, 1969. LOUIS ALTHUSSER. From IDEOLOGY AND IDEOLOGICAL STATE APPARATUS. PAUL de MAN. CRITICISM AND CRISIS. THE RESISTANCE TO THEORY. CLIFFORD GEERTZ. THICK DESCRIPTION: TOWARD AN INTERPRETIVE THEORY OF CULTURE. LAURA MULVEY. VISUAL PLEASURE AND NARRATIVE CINEMA. MARY LOUISE PRATT. From TOWARD A SPEECH ACT THEORY OF LITERARY DISCOURSE. RAYMOND WILLIAMS. From MARXISM AND LITERATURE. EDWARD W. SAID. From ORIENTALISM. ANNETTE KOLODNY. DANCING THROUGH THE MINEFIELD: SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE THEORY, PRACTICE, AND POLITICS OF A FEMINIST LITERARY CRITICISM. STANLEY FISH. IS THERE A TEXT IN THIS CLASS? PIERRE BOURDIEU. THE PRODUCTION AND REPRODUCTION OF LEGITIMATE LANGUAGE. Identity and Representation: Elements for a Critical Reflection on the Idea of a Region. JEAN FRANÇOIS LYOTARD. ANSWERING THE QUESTION: WHAT IS POSTMODERNISM? BENEDICT ANDERSON. From IMAGINED COMMUNITIES. JURGEN HABERMAS. From THE PHILOSOPHICAL DISCOURSE OF MODERNITY. GILLES DELEUZE and FELIX GUATTARI. RHIZOME. JAMES CLIFFORD. ON ETHNOGRAPHIC AUTHORITY. RICHARD RORTY. THE CONTINGENCY OF LANGUAGE. EVE SEDGWICK. From THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF THE CLOSET. PHILIPE LACOUE-LABARTHE. THE TRUTH OF THE POLITICAL AND THE FICTION OF THE POLITICAL. STEPHEN GREENBLATT. RESONANCE AND WONDER. JUDITH BUTLER. IMITATION AND GENDER INSUBORDINATION. JOHN GUILLORY. From CULTURAL CAPITAL: THE PROBLEM OF LITERARY CANON FORMATION. GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK. TEACHING FOR THE TIMES. SLAVOJ ZIZEK. From THE TICKLISH SUBJECT: THE ABSENT CENTER OF POLITICAL ONTOLOGY. ERNESTO LACLAU. SUBJECT OF POLITICS, POLITICS OF THE SUBJECT.

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