Modern Literary Theory: A Reader / Edition 3

Modern Literary Theory: A Reader / Edition 3

by Rice Philip
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340645857

ISBN-13: 9780340645857

Pub. Date: 12/28/1996

Publisher: Hodder Arnold

The third edition of Modern Literary Theory - like its highly successful predecessors - make available in a single accessible volume examples of the writings of many key figures in the field together with seminal essays that explored and extended the implications of critical theory.  See more details below

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The third edition of Modern Literary Theory - like its highly successful predecessors - make available in a single accessible volume examples of the writings of many key figures in the field together with seminal essays that explored and extended the implications of critical theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340645857
Publisher:
Hodder Arnold
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface
Sect. 1Saussure6
1From Course in General Linguistics (1915)8
Sect. 2Russian Formalism16
2From 'Art as Technique' (1917)17
Sect. 3Structuralism22
3'Analysis and Interpretation of the Realist Text' (1980)24
4'To Write: An Intransitive Verb?' (1966)41
Sect. 4Marxism51
5From 'Ideology and the State' (1969)53
6From 'Literature as an Ideological Form' (1978)61
7From Criticism and Ideology (1976)69
Sect. 5Reader Theory73
8'The Reading Process' (1974)76
9'Literary History as a Challenge to Literary Theory' (1967)82
10'Phenomenology and Theory of Literature: An Interview with Paul Ricoeur' (1981)89
11From The Anxiety of Influence (1973)95
Sect. 6Feminism98
12'Towards a Feminist Poetics' (1979)99
13From 'Women Writing: Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, Aurora Leigh' (1978)109
14'The Death of the Author' (1968)118
Sect. 1The Subject123
15'The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience' (1949)126
16'A Question of Subjectivity - an Interview' (1986)131
17'Sorties' (1975)137
18'Variations on Sex and Gender: Beauvoir, Wittig and Foucault' (1987)145
19From Radical Tragedy: Religion, Ideology and Power in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (1984)159
Sect. 2Language and Textuality173
20'Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences' (1966)176
21'From Work to Text' (1971)191
22'The Resistance to Theory' (1982)198
23'Gender Theory and the Yale School' (1985)215
Sect. 3History and Discourse226
24From 'Discourse in the Novel' (1934)230
25From 'The Order of Discourse' (1971)239
26'The Text, the Poem, and the Problem of Historical Method' (1985)251
27'Resonance and Wonder' (1990)268
Sect. 4Postmodernism and Postcolonialism289
28'Periodizing the 60s' (1984)292
29'Stalemates?: Feminists, Postmodernists and Unfinished Issues in Modern Aesthetics' (1991)322
30'Postmodern Blackness' (1991)341
31From Culture and Imperialism (1993)348
32'Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse' (1983)360
Sect. 5Looking Back on the States of Theory368
33'Some Statements and Truisms about Neo-Logisms, Newisms, Postisms, Parasitisms, and other Small Seismisms' (1990)368
Select Bibliography379
Index384

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