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Literary Theory : An Anthology

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Pub. Date:
9/14/2010
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Summary

This anthology of classic and cutting-edge statements in literary theory has now been updated to include recent influential texts in the areas of Ethnic Studies, Postcolonialism and International Studies. A definitive collection of classic statements in criticism and new theoretical work from the past few decades. All the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory are represented, from Formalism to Postcolonialism. Enables students to familiarise themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories derive.

Author Biography

Julie Rivkin is Professor at Connecticut College, where she teaches courses in American Literature, Contemporary Women Writers, and Literary Theory. She is the author of False Positions: The Representational Logics of Henry James's Fiction (1996).

Michael Ryan is Professor of English at Northeastern University, where he teaches courses in American Literature and Culture, American Film, and Literary Theory.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Preface to the Second Edition xii
Acknowledgments xiii
Part One Formalisms: Russian Formalism and New Criticism
Introduction: Formalisms
3(4)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Formal Method
7(8)
Boris Eichenbaum
Art as Technique
15(7)
Viktor Shklovsky
The Formalist Critics
22(6)
Cleanth Brooks
The Language of Paradox
28(12)
Cleanth Brooks
The Structure of the Concrete Universal
40(13)
W. K. Wimsatt Jr.
Part Two Structuralism, Linguistics, Narratology
Introduction: The Implied Order: Structuralism
53(3)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Linguistic Foundation
56(3)
Jonathan Culler
Course in General Linguistics
59(13)
Ferdinand de Saussure
Morphology of the Folk-tale
72(4)
Vladimir Propp
Two Aspects of Language
76(5)
Roman Jakobson
Mythologies
81(9)
Roland Barthes
The Archaeology of Knowledge
90(7)
Michel Foucault
The Structure of Narrative Transmission
97(30)
Seymour Chatman
Part Three Rhetoric, Phenomenology, Reader Response
Introduction: Language and Action
127(4)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
Transcendental Aesthetic
131(6)
Immanuel Kant
Ideas
137(5)
Edmund Husserl
Classical Rhetoric
142(20)
Edward P. J. Corbett
How To Do Things With Words
162(15)
J. L. Austin
Tacit Persuasion Patterns and A Dictionary of Rhetorical Terms
177(18)
Richard Lanham
Not so much a Teaching as an Intangling
195(22)
Stanley Fish
Interpretive Communities
217(5)
Stanley Fish
Text and System
222(15)
John Frow
Distinction
237(20)
Pierre Bourdieu
Part Four Post-structuralism, Deconstruction, Post-modernism
Introduction: Introductory Deconstruction
257(5)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
On Truth and Lying in an Extra-moral Sense
262(4)
Friedrich Nietzsche
The Will to Power
266(5)
Friedrich Nietzsche
Identity and Difference
271(2)
Martin Heidegger
Heterology
273(5)
Georges Bataille
Differance
278(22)
Jacques Derrida
Of Grammatology
300(32)
Jacques Derrida
Semiology and Grammatology
332(8)
Jacques Derrida
Writing
340(8)
Barbara Johnson
The Newly Born Woman
348(7)
Helene Cixous
The Postmodern Condition
355(10)
Jean-Francois Lyotard
Simulacra and Simulations
365(13)
Jean Baudrillard
A Thousand Plateaus
378(11)
Gilles Deleuze
Felix Guattari
Part Five Psychoanalysis and Psychology
Introduction: Strangers to Ourselves: Psychoanalysis
389(8)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Interpretation of Dreams
397(18)
Sigmund Freud
On Narcissism
415(3)
Sigmund Freud
The Uncanny
418(13)
Sigmund Freud
Beyond the Pleasure Principle
431(7)
Sigmund Freud
Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego
438(3)
Sigmund Freud
The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I
441(6)
Jacques Lacan
The Instance of the Letter in the Unconscious
447(15)
Jacques Lacan
The Negro and Psychopathology
462(8)
Frantz Fanon
Pre-Oedipal Gender Configurations
470(17)
Nancy Chodorow
The Black Hole of Trauma
487(18)
Bessel A. van der Kolk
Alexander C. McFarlane
Part Six Historicisms
Introduction: Writing the Past
505(3)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Country and the City
508(25)
Raymond Williams
Witness Against the Beast
533(16)
E. P. Thompson
Discipline and Punish
549(18)
Michel Foucault
Some Call it Fiction: On the Politics of Domesticity
567(17)
Nancy Armstrong
Professing the Renaissance: The Poetics and Politics of Culture
584(8)
Louis Montrose
Shakespeare and the Exorcists
592(29)
Stephen Greenblatt
Melville, Delany, and New World Slavery
621(22)
Eric Sundquist
Part Seven Political Criticism: From Marxism to Cultural Materialism
Introduction: Starting with Zero
643(4)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
Dialectics
647(3)
G. W. F. Hegel
Grundrisse
650(3)
Karl Marx
The German Ideology
653(6)
Karl Marx
Wage Labor and Capital
659(6)
Karl Marx
Capital
665(8)
Karl Marx
Hegemony
673(1)
Antonio Gramsci
Discourse in the Novel
674(12)
Mikhail Bakhtin
Rabelais and his World
686(7)
Mikhail Bakhtin
Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses
693(10)
Louis Althusser
For a Theory of Literary Production
703(9)
Pierre Macherey
The Sublime Object of Ideology
712(13)
Slavoj Zizek
Difference and the Future
725(18)
Antonio Negri
Cultural Materialism, Othello, and the Politics of Plausibility
743(22)
Alan Sinfield
Part Eight Feminism
Introduction: Feminist Paradigms
765(5)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Traffic in Women
770(25)
Gayle Rubin
The Power of Discourse and the Subordination of the Feminine
795(4)
Luce Irigaray
Women on the Market
799(13)
Luce Irigaray
The Madwoman in the Attic
812(14)
Sandra Gilbert
Susan Gubar
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
826(12)
Coppelia Kahn
Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism
838(16)
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference
854(7)
Audre Lorde
``A Great Way to Fly'': Nationalism, the State, and the Varieties of Third-World Feminism
861(24)
Geraldine Heng
Part Nine Gender Studies
Introduction: Contingencies of Gender
885(4)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
Sexual Transformations
889(3)
Gayle Rubin
The History of Sexuality
892(8)
Michel Foucault
Performative Acts and Gender Constitution
900(12)
Judith Butler
Epistemology of the Closet
912(10)
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
A Small Boy and Others: Sexual Disorientation in Henry James, Kenneth Anger, and David Lynch
922(13)
Michael Moon
Female Masculinity
935(24)
Judith Halberstam
Part Ten Ethnic Literary and Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory
Introduction: Situating Race
959(5)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Social Construction of Race
964(11)
Ian F. Haney Lopez
Interrogating ``Whiteness''
975(12)
Shelley Fisher Fishkin
The Blackness of Blackness: A Critique of the Sign and the Signifying Monkey
987(18)
Henry Louis Gates
Playing in the Dark
1005(12)
Toni Morrison
Borderlands/La Frontera
1017(14)
Gloria Anzaldua
Heterogeneity, Hybridity, Multiplicity: Marking Asian American Differences
1031(20)
Lisa Lowe
Tradition, Invention, and Aesthetics in Native American Literature
1051(20)
Robert Dale Parker
Part Eleven Colonial, Post-colonial, and Transnational Studies
Introduction: English Without Shadows: Literature on a World Scale
1071(4)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
History
1075(15)
Dennis Walder
The Revival of the Imperial Spirit
1090(10)
C. C. Eldridge
Situating Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
1100(12)
Ania Loomba
Jane Austen and Empire
1112(14)
Edward Said
Decolonising the Mind
1126(25)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o
English in the Caribbean
1151(16)
Edward Kamau Brathwaite
Signs Taken for Wonders
1167(18)
Homi K. Bhabha
The Angel of Progress: Pitfalls of the Term ``Post-colonialism''
1185(12)
Anne McClintock
Casualties of Freedom
1197(13)
Chidi Okonkwo
The Anxious Proximities of Settler (Post)colonial Relations
1210(14)
Alan Lawson
A Small Place
1224(9)
Jamaica Kincaid
Part Twelve Cultural Studies
Introduction: The Politics of Culture
1233(2)
Julie Rivkin
Michael Ryan
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
1235(7)
Walter Benjamin
The Culture Industry as Mass Deception
1242(5)
Max Horkheimer
Theodor Adorno
The Practice of Everyday Life
1247(11)
Michel de Certeau
Subculture: The Meaning of Style
1258(10)
Dick Hebdige
Culture, Ideology, Interpellation
1268(6)
John Fiske
Television Culture
1274(11)
John Fiske
Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity
1285(26)
Adam Krims
Index 1311


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