The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 9, Twentieth-Century Historical, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives / Edition 1by Christa Knellwolf
Pub. Date: 01/28/2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This volume in The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism brings together a wide range of highly informative essays on developments in literary criticism and theory during the twentieth century. The main focus is on historical, philosophical and sociocultural approaches to literature and it offers both authoritative treatments of the topics under review and a
This volume in The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism brings together a wide range of highly informative essays on developments in literary criticism and theory during the twentieth century. The main focus is on historical, philosophical and sociocultural approaches to literature and it offers both authoritative treatments of the topics under review and a lively sense of engagement and dialogue among the contributors. It has a full bibliographical apparatus and provides an invaluable resource for readers who are seeking to orient themselves in this complex and often bewildering field.
Table of Contents
Notes on contributors; Introduction Christa Knellwolf and Christopher Norris; Part I. History: 1. Historicism and historical criticism Paul Hamilton; 2. Literary criticism and the history of ideas Timothy Bahti; 3. Cultural materialism John Drakakis; 4. New historicism Duncan Salkeld; 5. Fascist politics and literary criticism Ortwin de Graef, Dirk de Geest and Eveline Vanfrausen; Part II. Marxism and Post Marxism: 6. Marxism and literary criticism Alex Callinicos; 7. Marxism and poststructuralism Michael Ryan; 8. Adorno and the early Frankfurt School Andrew Edgar; 9. The German-French debate: critical theory, hermeneutics and deconstruction Andrew Bowie; 10. Post-war Italian intellectual culture: from Marxism to cultural studies Renate Holub; Part III. From Folk Narratives to Cultural Studies: 11. Mikhail Bakhtin: language, narrative and literature Ken Hirschkop; 12. Cultural studies Chris Weedon; 13. Literature and the institutional context Gary Day; Part IV. Psychoanalytic Approaches: 14. Literary criticism and psychoanalytic positions Rainer Emig; Part V. Gender and Sexuality: 15. The history of feminist criticism Christa Knellwolf; 16. Deconstruction and feminism Diane Elam; 17. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender criticism Joseph Bristow; Part VI. Colonialism, Post-Coloniality, Nation and Race: 18. Post-colonial theory Firdous Azim; 19. African American literary history Simon Lee Price; 20. Anthropological criticism Brian Coates; Part VII. Modernity and Postmodernism: 21. Modernism, modernity, modernisation Robert Holub; 22. Postmodernism Patricia Waugh; Part VIII. Philosophy, Aesthetics and Literary Criticism: 23. Words and things in phenomenology and existentialism Clive Cazeaux; 24. Criticism, aesthetics and analytic philosophy Peter Lamarque; 25. Italian idealism Stephen Moller; 26. Spanish and Spanish American poetics and criticism Manuel Barbeito Varela; 27. American neopragmatism and its background Dan Latimer; 28. Ethics and literary studies Geoffrey Harpham; Part IX. Interdisciplinary Approaches: 29. Literature and theology Kevin Mills; 30. Literary theory, science and philosophy of science Christopher Norris; Bibliography; Index.
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