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Contemporary literary and cultural theory : the Johns Hopkins guide

Author: Michael Groden; Martin Kreiswirth; Imre Szeman
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : The Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory: The Johns Hopkins Guide is a clear, accessible, and detailed overview of the most important thinkers and topics in the field. Written by specialists from across disciplines, its entries cover contemporary theory from Adorno to Žižek, providing an informative and reliable introduction to a vast, challenging area of inquiry. Materials include newly commissioned articles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Groden; Martin Kreiswirth; Imre Szeman
ISBN: 9781421406381 9781421406398 9781421407050 1421406381 142140639X 1421407051
OCLC Number: 775590857
Description: xii, 521 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Theodor W. Adorno --
African American theory and criticism --
Harlem Renaissance to the Black Arts Movement : 1977 to 1990 ; The 1990s --
Giorgio Agamben --
Alain Badiou --
Mikhail Bakhtin --
Étienne Balibar --
Roland Barthes --
Georges Bataille --
Jean Baudrillard --
Simone de Beauvoir --
Walter Benjamin --
Homi K. Bhabha --
Maurice Blanchot --
Pierre Bourdieu --
Judith Butler --
Michel de Certeau --
Hélène Cixous --
Cultural studies : United Kingdom ; United States ; Australia ; Canada --
Paul de Man --
Deconstruction : Derrida, de Man, and the Yale Critics ; The 1980s and after --
Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari --
Jacques Derrida --
Discourse : Discourse analysis ; Discourse theory --
Terry Eagleton --
Ecocriticism --
Ethics --
Frantz Fanon --
Feminist theory and criticism : From movement critique to discourse analysis ; Anglo-American feminisms ; Poststructuralist feminisms ; Materialist feminisms ; 1990 and after --
Stanley Fish --
Michel Foucault --
Frankfurt School --
French theory and criticism : 1945 and after --
Sigmund Freud --
Northrop Frye --
Henry Louis Gates Jr. --
Gender --
Paul Gilroy --
Globalization --
Antonio Gramsci --
Stephen Greenblatt --
Stuart Hall --
Donna Haraway --
Martin Heidegger --
Luce Irigaray --
Fredric Jameson --
Julia Kristeva --
Jacques Lacan --
Law and literature --
Emmanuel Levinas --
Linguistics and language --
Georg Lukács --
Jean-François Lyotard --
Marxist theory and criticism : Classical Marxism ; Structuralist Marxism ; 1989 and after --
Modernist theory and criticism --
Franco Moretti --
Multiculturalism --
Jean-Luc Nancy --
Narratology --
National literature --
Native theory and criticism : United States ; Canada --
New historicism --
Phenomenology --
Postcolonial studies : Origins to the 1980s ; 1990 and after --
Postmodernism --
Psychoanalytic theory and criticism : Traditional Freudian criticism ; Reconceptualizing Freud ; The Post-Lacanians --
Queer theory and criticism : Gay male ; Lesbian ; Queer theory --
Race and ethnicity --
Jacques Rancière --
Reader-Response criticism --
Reception theory --
Edward W. Said --
Ferdinand de Saussure --
Science studies --
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick --
Semiotics --
Speech acts --
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak --
Structuralism --
Raymond Williams --
Slavoj Žižek.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, and Imre Szeman.

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