The New Hegemony in Literary Studies: Contradictions in Theory

The New Hegemony in Literary Studies: Contradictions in Theory

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The New Hegemony in Literary Studies: Contradictions in Theory by Tony Hilfer, Anthony Channell Hilfer

A critique reveals the logical flaws that joins—and compromises—all the major recent modes of criticism that operate udner the rubric of Theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810119529
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 02/26/2003
Series: Rethinking Theory Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tony Hilfer is a professor of English at the University of Texas, Austin. His recent works include American Fiction Since 1940 (Longman, 1992) and The Crime Novel: A Deviant Genre (University of Texas Press, 1990).

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Authorizing Theory
2. Marxist Utopianism
3. Visible Saints: The Politics of Standpoint Epistemology
4. Discourse Radicalism
5. A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing
Bibliography

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