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The critical pulse : thirty-six credos by contemporary critics

Author: Jeffrey Williams
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Williams
OCLC Number: 815946310
Description: viii, 276 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Criticism in a Difficult Time A Critic's Progress 1. The Case for Scholarly Reporting, by Andrew Ross 2. Declarations of Independence, by Amitava Kumar 3. On Critique and Inheritance, by Lisa Lowe 4. What I Believe and Why, by Vincent B. Leitch 5. Hearing Losses and Gains, by Craig Womack 6. Long Island Intellectual, by Jeffrey J. Williams Academic Labor 7. We Work, by Marc Bousquet 8. What Is Criticism on Academic Labor For?, by Katie Hogan 9. "All Things Visible and Invisible": Believing in Higher Education, by Michelle A. Masse 10. Against Heroism, by John Conley 11. Pack Consciousness, by Heather Steffen Declarations of Politics 12. Activism and Curriculum, by Paul Lauter 13. Revolutionary Consciousness, by Cary Nelson 14. Geopolitical Translators, by David B. Downing 15. Critical Credo, by Barbara Foley 16. This I Believed, by Michael Berube 17. "Hope Dies Last": Cultural Studies and Studs Terkel, by Victor Cohen Pedagogical Moments 18. Credo of a Teacher, by Gerald Graff 19. Of Credos and Credibility, by William Germano 20. Teaching Friction, by Ann Pellegrini 21. Coerced Confessions, by Bruce Robbins 22. On Race and Literature, by Kenneth Warren 23. Teaching Theory, by Diana Fuss 24. Affect Is the New Trauma, by Lauren Berlant The Defense of Literature 25. Access to the Universal: Language, Literature, and the Humanities, by Toril Moi 26. Wrestling with the Angel: A Modest Critical Credo, by Morris Dickstein 27. Everyday Aesthetics, by Rita Felski 28. Criticism Is Vital, by David R. Shumway 29. Critical Credo, by Mark Bauerlein 30. Why I'm Still Writing Women's Literary History, by Devoney Looser New Turns 31. Without Evidence, by Stephen Burt 32. All There Is to Use, by Mark Greif 33. Open, by Kathleen Fitzpatrick 34. Timing, by Mark McGurl 35. The Politics of Small Problems, by Frances Negron-Muntaner 36. The Power of Unknowing, by Judith Jack Halberstam List of Contributors
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Both autobiography and declaration of principle, these credos are dispatches from the trenches of literary criticism. They will inspire future scholars even as they register the uncertainties of an Read more...

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