Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures / Edition 2

Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures / Edition 2

by Joseph Gibaldi
     
 

The second edition of the MLA's popular and widely used Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures expands the six chapters of the first edition to fifteen completely new essays. Each essay discusses the significance, underlying assumptions, and limits of an important field in linguistics or literary studies, traces the historicalSee more details below

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The second edition of the MLA's popular and widely used Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures expands the six chapters of the first edition to fifteen completely new essays. Each essay discusses the significance, underlying assumptions, and limits of an important field in linguistics or literary studies, traces the historical development of its subject, introduces key terms, outlines modes of inquiry now being pursued, postulates likely future developments, and provides suggestions for further reading and a lot of work cites. Frequent examples make the material readily accessible to student readers.

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ISBN-13:
9780873523868
Publisher:
Modern Language Association of America
Publication date:
04/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
359
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Language and Composition
Linguistics3
Language, Culture, and Society28
Language Acquisition and Language Learning53
Rhetoric and Composition77
Literary Studies: Text, Interpretation, History, Theory
Textual Scholarship103
Canonicity and Textuality138
Literary Interpretation159
Historical Scholarship183
Literary Theory201
Cross-Disciplinary and Cultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies239
Feminist and Gender Studies262
"Ethnic and Minority" Studies288
"Border" Studies: The Intersection of Gender and Color303
Cultural Studies320
Epilogue
The Scholar in Society343
Index363

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