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Author: Peter Collier; Helga Geyer-Ryan
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1990.
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"This volume assesses the current state of literary theory and examines the issues to be addressed by future research. The essays in this volume cover established theoretical perspectives and debates and also examine the changing the face of literary studies in the modern world. They include essays on reception theory, sociology and literature, modernism and post-modernism, Marxism and literature, feminist literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Literary theory today.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)647192787
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Collier; Helga Geyer-Ryan
ISBN: 0801425263 9780801425264 0801497612 9780801497612 0745604773 9780745604770
OCLC Number: 21335962
Description: ix, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : beyond postmodernism / Peter Collier and Helga Geyer-Ryan --
The surprise of otherness : a note on the wartime writings of Paul de Man / Barbara Johnson --
The problem of aesthetic value / Peter Burger --
Metaphysics at the moment of its fall / Albrecht Wellmer --
The theory of reception : a retrospective of its unrecognized prehistory / Hans Robert Jauss --
Resonance and wonder / Stephen Greenblatt --
Text, author-function and society : towards a sociology of representation and appropriation in modern narrative / Robert Weimann --
Undecidability as hermeneutic contraint / Michael Riffaterre --
Literariness, dominance and violence in formalist aestetics / Ann Jefferson --
Conversions : The merchant of Venice under the sign of saturn / Sarah Kofman --
Identification and the real / Julia Kristeva --
Feminism and literature / Elaine Showalter --
Articulating the archaic : notes on colonial nonsense / Homi K. Bhabha --
Poststructuralism, marginality, post-coloniality and value / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Collier and Helga Geyer-Ryan.

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