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Modern North American criticism and theory : a critical guide

Author: Julian Wolfreys
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006.
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Focusing on the growth and expansion of critical trends and methodologies, this book offers an introduction to the literary theory in North America. With essays addressing key figures in their historical and cultural contexts, it depicts the change, transformation, and the quest for and affirmation of multiple cultural voices and identities.
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Modern North American criticism and theory.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)63399204
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Wolfreys
ISBN: 0748626786 9780748626786 0748624511 9780748624515
OCLC Number: 70699577
Notes: "First published as part of The Edinburgh encyclopaedia of modern criticism and theory in 2002"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 236 pages)
Contents: Preface; 1. Charles Sanders Peirce (1839±1914) and Semiotics; 2. The New Criticism; 3. The Chicago School; 4. Northrop Frye (1912±1991); 5. The Encounter with Structuralism and the Invention of Poststructuralism; 6. Reception Theory and Reader-Response: Norman Holland (1927±), Stanley Fish (1938±) and David Bleich (1940±); 7. The Yale Critics? J. Hillis Miller (1928±), Geoffrey Hartman (1929±), Harold Bloom (1930±), Paul de Man (1919±1983); 8. Deconstruction in America; 9. Fredric Jameson (1934±) and Marxist Literary and Cultural Criticism; 10. Edward W. Said (1935±2003).
Responsibility: edited by Julian Wolfreys.

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