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Critical terms for literary study

Author: Frank Lentricchia; Thomas McLaughlin
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Since its publication in 1990, Critical Terms for Literary Study has become a landmark introduction to the work of literary theory - giving tens of thousands of students an unparalleled encounter with what it means to do theory and criticism. Significantly expanded, this new edition features six new chapters that confront, in different ways, the growing understanding of literary works as cultural practices.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Terms and phrases
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical terms for literary study.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lentricchia; Thomas McLaughlin
ISBN: 0226472043 9780226472041 0226472035 9780226472034 9780226472096 0226472094
OCLC Number: 31657767
Description: x, 486 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Representation / W.J.T. Mitchell --
Structure / John Carlos Rowe --
Writing / Barbara Johnson --
Discourse / Paul A. Bové --
Narrative / J. Hillis Miller --
Figurative language / Thomas McLaughlin --
Performance / Henry Sayre --
Author / Donald E. Pease --
Interpretation / Steven Mailloux --
Intention / Annabel Patterson --
Unconscious / François Meltzer --
Determinacy/indeterminacy / Gerald Graff --
Value/evaluation / Barbara Herrnstein Smith --
Influence / Louis A. Renza --
Rhetoric / Stanley Fish --
Culture / Stephen Greenblatt --
Canon / John Guillory --
Literary history / Lee Patterson --
Gender / Myra Jehlen --
Race / Kwame Anthony Appiah --
Ethnicity / Werner Sollors --
Ideology / James H. Kavanagh --
Popular culture / John Fisher --
Diversity / Louis Menand --
Imperialism/nationalism / Seamus Deane --
Desire / Judith Butler --
Ethics / Geoffrey Galt Harpham --
Class / Daniel T. O'Hara --
In place of an afterword : someone reading / Frank Lentricchia.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Lentricchia and Thomas McLaughlin.
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This expanded edition features six new chapters, each of which provides a concise history of a literary term, critically explores the issues and questions that the term raises, and then puts theory  Read more...


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