A critique reveals the logical flaws that joinsand compromisesall the major recent modes of criticism that operate udner the rubric of Theory.
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 ContentsPreface
1. Authorizing Theory
2. Marxist Utopianism
3. Visible Saints: The Politics of Standpoint Epistemology
4. Discourse Radicalism
5. A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing