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How to do theory

Author: Wolfgang Iser
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2006.
Series: How to study literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explaining what "theory", is and why it is that there are so many different theories, this book deals with those theories that have made an impact, among them phenomenological theory, reception  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Einführung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Iser
ISBN: 1405115793 1405115807 9781405115803 9781405115797
OCLC Number: 255449691
Description: x, 211 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface.1. Introduction.Why Theory?Hard Core and Soft Theory.Modes of Theory.Theory and Method.2. Phenomenological Theory: Ingarden.The Layered Structure of the Work.Method derived from Theory.An Example.3. Hermeneutical Theory: Gadamer.Understanding.Method derived from Theory.An Example.4. Gestalt Theory: Gombrich.Schema and Correction.An Example.5. Reception Theory: Iser. Reaction to a State of Criticism.Interface between Text/Context and Text/Reader. 6. Semiotic Theory: Eco.The Iconic Sign.The Aesthetic Idiolect.An Example.7. Psychoanalytical Theory: Ehrenzweig. The Creative Process.An Example.An Afterthought-Spectacular Imaginig: Lacan.8. Marxist Theory: Williams.Reflectionist Theory.Production.Examples.9. Deconstruction: Miller.Deconstruction at Work.Deconstruction Exemplified.10. Anthropological Theory: Gans.Basics of Generative Anthropology.An Anthropological View of Literature.11. Dewey's Art as Experience.Aesthetic Experience.Circularity.An Example.12. Showalter's "Towards a Feminist Poetics".Women as Readers.Women as Writers.Revisions and Additions.13. Theory in Perspective.An Intellectual Landscape. The Fabric of Theory.What does the Multiplicity of Theories tell us?14. Postscript-Postcolonial Discourse: Said. Basic Features of Discourse.Startegies of Postcolonial Discourse.The Novel as Imperial Discourse. Modes of Resistance.The Order of Postcolonial Discourse.Appendix A John Keats Ode on a Grecian Urn.Appendix B Edmund Spenser "Februarie: Aegloga Secunda" from The Shepheardes Calender.Appendix C T.S. Eliot "The Fire Sermon" from The Waste Land.Index.
Series Title: How to study literature.
Responsibility: Wolfgang Iser.
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