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Postmodern Pooh

Author: Frederick C Crews
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2006.
Series: Rethinking theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Purporting to be the proceedings of a forum on Winnie-the-Pooh convened at the Modern Language Association's annual convention, this sequel of sorts to Frederick Crews's classic send-up of literary criticism, the Pooh Perplex, brilliantly parodies the academic fads and figures that held sway at the millennium. Deconstruction, poststructuralist Marxism, New historicism, radical feminism, cultural studies, recovered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Humor
Named Person: A A Milne; Winnie-the-Pooh, (Fictitious character); A A Milne; Winnie-the-Pooh, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Crews
ISBN: 0810123843 9780810123847
OCLC Number: 70061122
Notes: Originally published: New York : North Point Press, 2001.
Description: 175 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Why? Wherefore? Inasmuch as which? / "Felicia Marronez" --
A belliful of Pooh / "Victor S. Fassell" --
The fissured text : historical problematics, the absolute cause, transcoded contradictions, and late-Capitalist metannarratice (in Pooh) / "Carla Gulag" --
Just lack a woman / "Sisera Catheter" --
The importance of being portly / "Orpheus Bruno" --
Resident aliens / "Das Nuffa Dat" --
Gene/meme covariation in Ashdown forest : Pooh and the consilience of knowledge / "Renee Francis" --
The courage to squeal / Dolores Malatesta --
Virtual bear / "Biggloria3" --
Twighlight of the dogs / "Dudley Cravat III" --
You don't know what Pooh studies are about, do you, and even if you did, do you think anybody would be impressed? / "N. Mack Hobbs."
Series Title: Rethinking theory.
Responsibility: Frederick Crews.

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"So all you lit-crit junkies, rush right out and snag a copy of Postmodern Pooh. Once again, Crews made me laugh until I wept." --Mark Pendergrast, "The Philadelphia Inquirer"Sparkling wit and Read more...

 
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