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Theory after theory : an intellectual history of literary theory from 1950 to the early twenty-first century

Author: Nicholas Birns
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Broadview Press, ©2010.
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"Theory After Theory provides a global overview of developments in literary theory after 1950. It is intended both as a handbook for readers to learn about theory and an intellectual history of the recent past in literary criticism for those interested in seeing how it fits in with the broader culture."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Birns, Nicholas.
Theory after theory.
Peterborough, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Broadview Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)741709838
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Birns
ISBN: 9781551119335 1551119331
OCLC Number: 578119311
Description: 345 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface : beyond the "resolved symbolic" --
Foucault : deconstructing categories --
Derrida : deconstructing hierarchies --
Deconstructing gender : feminist theory --
Deconstructing privilege : anti-racist theory --
Deconstructing centrality : post-colonial theory --
Deconstructing normativity : queer theory --
Taking account of deconstruction : theory in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Nicholas Birns.

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