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How to interpret literature : critical theory for literary and cultural studies

Author: Robert Dale Parker
Publisher: New York ; Oxford Oxford University Press [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, ebook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dale Parker
ISBN: 9780190855697 019085569X
OCLC Number: 1150820639
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XV, 432 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: New CriticismBefore New Criticism How to Interpret: Key Concepts for New Critical InterpretationHistoricizing the New Criticism: Rethinking Literary UnityThe Intentional Fallacy and the Affective FallacyHow to Interpret: A New Critical ExampleThe Influence of New CriticismFurther ReadingChapter 3: Structuralism Key Concepts in StructuralismHow to Interpret: Structuralism in Cultural and Literary StudiesThe Death of the AuthorHow to Interpret: The Detective NovelStructuralism, Formalism, and Literary HistoryThe Structuralist Study of Narrative: NarratologyHow to Interpret: Focalization and Free Indirect DiscourseNarrative Syntax, and Metaphor and MetonymyFurther ReadingChapter 4: DeconstructionKey Concepts in DeconstructionHow to Interpret: A Deconstructionist ExampleWriting, Speech, and DifferanceDeconstruction beyond DerridaDeconstruction, Essentialism, and IdentityHow to Interpret: Further Deconstructionist ExamplesFurther ReadingChapter 5: PsychoanalysisClinical PsychoanalysisKey Concepts in Psychoanalysis: The Psychoanalytic Understanding of the MindSigmund FreudHow to Interpret: Models of Psychoanalytic InterpretationFrom the Interpretation of Dreams to the Interpretation of LiteratureHow to Interpret: Further Psychoanalytic ExamplesJacques LacanHow to Interpret: A Lacanian ExampleFurther ReadingChapter 6: FeminismWhat Is Feminism?Early Feminist Criticism and Contemporary Feminist Criticism Sex and GenderFeminismsHow to Interpret: Feminist ExamplesFeminism and Visual PleasureIntersectionality and the Interdisciplinary Ethos of Contemporary FeminismFurther ReadingChapter 7: Queer StudiesKey Concepts in Queer StudiesHow to Interpret: A Queer Studies Example Queer Studies and HistoryOuting: Writers, Characters, and the Literary Closet How to Interpret: Outing the ClosetHomosociality and Homosexual PanicHeteronormativity, the Anti-Social Turn, and Queer TimeQueer of Color CritiqueHow to Interpret: Another Queer Studies ExampleQuestions That Queer Studies Critics AskFurther ReadingChapter 8: MarxismKey Concepts in MarxismLukacs, Gramsci, and Marxist Interpretations of CultureContemporary Marxism, Ideology, and AgencyHow to Interpret: An Example from Popular CultureVariations in Marxist CriticismHow to Interpret: Further Marxist ExamplesFurther ReadingChapter 9: Historicism and Cultural StudiesNew HistoricismHow to Interpret: Historicist ExamplesMichel FoucaultCultural StudiesHow to Interpret: A Cultural Studies ExampleCultural Studies, Historicism, and LiteratureFurther ReadingChapter 10: Postcolonial and Race StudiesPostcolonialismFrom Orientalism to Deconstruction: Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakHow to Interpret: A Postcolonial Studies ExampleRace StudiesHow to Interpret: Postcolonial and Race Studies ExamplesPostcolonial and Race Studies and Literary StudiesFurther ReadingChapter 11: Reader ResponseIdeal, Implied, and Actual ReadersStructuralist Models of Reading and CommunicationAesthetic Judgment, Interpretive Communities, and Resisting ReadersReception Theory and Reception HistoryParanoid, Suspicious, and Symptomatic Reading versus Surface ReadingReaders and the New TechnologiesFurther ReadingChapter 12: Recent and Emerging Developments: Environmental Criticism and Disability StudiesEnvironmental CriticismDisability StudiesA Future for Critical TheoryFurther ReadingTerms for Poetic FormWorks CitedPhotographic CreditsIndex
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