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Contemporary Literary Criticism

Criticism of the Works of Today"s Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, Scriptwriters, and Other Creative Writers (Contemporary Literary Criticism)

by Jeffrey W. Hunter

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Gale Cengage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages497
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11095547M
    ISBN 100787695661
    ISBN 109780787695668
    OCLC/WorldCa644706841

    He is a Marxist literary critic. State the medium of the source i. Undecideability means that because there is no absolute truth about a text its ultimate meaning is always undecidable. You undertook a similar endeavour in The Anxiety of Influence. Marxist criticism. Both schools emphasized the close reading of texts, elevating it far above generalizing discussion and speculation about either authorial intention to say nothing of the author's psychology or biography, which became almost taboo subjects or reader response.

    Shakespeare was reading an account of exorcisms while he was writing King Lear. An example of this repetition in narrative is the death instinct. Reference Compilations This series of reference books collects and reprints literary criticism that was originally published in other places. This center organizes and limits the freeplay of the structure. Figuring the relationship between reader and text as a type of friendship, the book elaborates the social-psychological concept of schema to show that our multiple social contexts affect what we perceive and how we feel when we read.

    Early in the century the school of criticism known as Russian Formalismand slightly later the New Criticism in Britain and in the United States, came to dominate the study and discussion of literature, in the English-speaking world. There are many types of literary theory, which take different approaches to texts. And for many, many years I was writing a vast commentary on Freud called Transference of Authority. In Brecht there is the prototype for deconstruction through theory of the illusions of individualism and selfhood. The capitalist system has invaded all areas of reality including the unconscious with terrible results. Both schools emphasized the close reading of texts, elevating it far above generalizing discussion and speculation about either authorial intention to say nothing of the author's psychology or biography, which became almost taboo subjects or reader response.


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Contemporary Literary Criticism book

These volumes usually include some biographical information on an author, a listing of major works, and a variety of excerpts from critical essays written about the author and works. It should not merely interpret the world but to try to change it.

Textuality meaning that everything can be described as a text. He shifted his concern to the exercise of power. It is a book that scholars in the humanities have been sorely needing, and critics of any theoretical school will find something useful and admirable in it.

He argued that the structure of authority was thought to be an unmoved mover at the center of society. Many critics feel that they now have a great plurality of methods and approaches from which to choose. He feels that this should be the focus of psychoanalysis and not the ego.

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If I live long enough, I may go back to the manuscript, which is yellowing up in the attic. Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism Includes authors from antiquity through The reprints are arranged chronologically, starting with the earliest. This is found in Freudian ego-psychology.

Include the author's name before the page number of the in-text citation if you do not use an introductory phrase. All of his work centers around the base-superstructure debate.

He claims that structuralism is based on the assumption of an opposition between the structure and the center. His approach, laid out in his Anatomy of Criticismwas explicitly structuralist, relying on the assumption of an intertextual "order of words" and universality of certain structural types.

Deconstruction reverses these to make the inferior superior.

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It's not as complete as MLA see above. It is based upon agonistic competition. All cultural work should become political. And postcritique has sought to develop new ways of reading and responding to literary texts that go beyond the interpretive methods of critique.

This essay provides an account of the debate between American philosopher and speech-act theorist John Searl and French philosopher Derrida concerning J.

This locates a text as a historical phenomena so that it becomes a source. Undecideability means that because there is no absolute truth about a text its ultimate meaning is always undecidable.

I also was deeply influenced by Freud. There are also hundreds of other books which have similar collections of author biographies. History in this view is coming to understand the dominant episteme of a particular period Foucault.

Context is an integral component rather than external to utterance.This impressive and up-to-date collection of key essays on the most significant developments in late twentieth century literary and cultural criticism includes illuminating discussions of the trends Read more.

Contemporary Literary Criticism book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This impressive and up-to-date collection of key ess /5. Each age has its value system of literary criticism whose construction is inseparable from the mainstream ideology of the society.

In contemporary China, the mainstream ideology is inevitably Marxism. This book is composed of two parts. The first part studies literary criticism. Literary criticism. February George Steiner appreciation: a stellar polymath.

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