skip to content
Literature, in theory : tropes, subjectivities, responses & responsibilities Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Literature, in theory : tropes, subjectivities, responses & responsibilities

Author: Julian Wolfreys
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"By examining how 'theory' and 'literature' are concepts and names which touch on one another in complex ways, Julian Wolfreys seeks to understand their intersections and differences, taking the reader on a journey through the issues and ideas involved in reading literature, in theory."--Jacket.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wolfreys, Julian, 1958-
Literature, in theory.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(OCoLC)432983194
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Wolfreys
ISBN: 9781441182302 1441182306
OCLC Number: 680039351
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 306 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Foreword, in Lieu of an Introduction""; ""1 Toward a Phenomenology of Urban Gothic: The Example of Dickens""; ""2 Houses, Homes, Rooms and Tombs: The Unhomely Spaces and Monstrous Economies of Dombey and Son""; ""3 In Visibility, or the Appearance of â€?True Historiesâ€?: Truth, Confession and Revelation in Anne BrontÃ"""; ""4 Contested Grounds: Historical, Epistemological and Political Identities in Nineteenth-Century Literature""; ""5 (Sub) Urbi et Orbi: The â€?Little Worldsâ€? of London, or, Fear, Whimsy and Singularity"" ""6 Professions: Of English Diaspora?""""7 No, Not, None, Nothing, Nobody: Place, Pattern, Death and Narratives of Negation in Dubliners""; ""8 â€?A self-referential densityâ€?: Glyph, Fictions of Transgression and the â€?Theoryâ€? Thing""; ""9 â€?Theoryâ€? & the novel (and The Novel?)""; ""10 Ghosts: Of Ourselves, or, Drifting with Hardy and Heidegger""; ""11 The Reiterable Circularity Of Being: Poetics, Selfhood and the Singular Witness that is â€?Iâ€?"" ""12 Teaching Derrida: â€?but just a minute, before we begin, a preface of sorts (after the event), a defence, apologia, apologue . . .â€?, and other responses in the face of (yet another) programmed avoidance of reading""""13 â€?The strong dead returnâ€?: Harold Bloomâ€?s Daemonic Shades""; ""14 Face to Face with Agamben or, the Other in Love""; ""15 Responsibilities of J, or, Aphorismâ€?s Other: Criticismâ€?s Transformation""; ""Endnotes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index of Proper Names""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O"" ""P""""r""; ""s""; ""t""; ""v""; ""w""; ""y""; ""z""
Responsibility: Julian Wolfreys.

Abstract:

Addresses the interface between literature and theory. This book examines a wide range of authors, from Dickens to Joyce, and engages directly with a number of major theorists - including Derrida,  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'Julian Wolfreys continue to impress, as one of the finest readers and teachers of literature today, with this new book. From the original and multi-layered readings of novels from Dickens and Hardy Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/680039351> # Literature, in theory : tropes, subjectivities, responses & responsibilities
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "680039351" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793220484#Topic/literature> ; # Literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353577> ; # Literature--Theory, etc
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85077521> ; # Literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793220484#Topic/literatuurkritiek> ; # Literatuurkritiek
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/801.95/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793220484#Topic/literatuurtheorie> ; # Literatuurtheorie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793220484#Topic/literary_criticism_semiotics_&_theory> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--Semiotics & Theory
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/19821429> ; # Julian Wolfreys
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description """Contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Foreword, in Lieu of an Introduction""; ""1 Toward a Phenomenology of Urban Gothic: The Example of Dickens""; ""2 Houses, Homes, Rooms and Tombs: The Unhomely Spaces and Monstrous Economies of Dombey and Son""; ""3 In Visibility, or the Appearance of â€?True Historiesâ€?: Truth, Confession and Revelation in Anne BrontÃ"""; ""4 Contested Grounds: Historical, Epistemological and Political Identities in Nineteenth-Century Literature""; ""5 (Sub) Urbi et Orbi: The â€?Little Worldsâ€? of London, or, Fear, Whimsy and Singularity"""@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793220484> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/432983194> ;
   schema:name "Literature, in theory : tropes, subjectivities, responses & responsibilities"@en ;
   schema:productID "680039351" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/680039351#PublicationEvent/london_new_york_continuum_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793220484#Agent/continuum> ; # Continuum
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/680039351#Review/-1538855534> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=344165> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10427553> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781441182302> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/680039351> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793220484#Topic/literary_criticism_semiotics_&_theory> # LITERARY CRITICISM--Semiotics & Theory
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--Semiotics & Theory"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85077521> # Literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353577> # Literature--Theory, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Literature--Theory, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/19821429> # Julian Wolfreys
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1958" ;
   schema:familyName "Wolfreys" ;
   schema:givenName "Julian" ;
   schema:name "Julian Wolfreys" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781441182302>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1441182306" ;
   schema:isbn "9781441182302" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/432983194>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Literature, in theory." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/680039351> ; # Literature, in theory : tropes, subjectivities, responses & responsibilities
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/680039351#Review/-1538855534>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/680039351> ; # Literature, in theory : tropes, subjectivities, responses & responsibilities
   schema:reviewBody ""By examining how 'theory' and 'literature' are concepts and names which touch on one another in complex ways, Julian Wolfreys seeks to understand their intersections and differences, taking the reader on a journey through the issues and ideas involved in reading literature, in theory."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.