• Medientyp: E-Book
  • Titel: Literary Theories : A Reader and Guide
  • Beteiligte: Wolfreys, Julian [VerfasserIn]; Barker, Jill [MitwirkendeR]; Barthes, Roland [MitwirkendeR]; Baudrillard, Jean [MitwirkendeR]; Bhabha, Homi K [MitwirkendeR]; Brannigan, John [MitwirkendeR]; Butler, Judith [MitwirkendeR]; Castle, Terry [MitwirkendeR]; Chambers, lain [MitwirkendeR]; Chow, Rey [MitwirkendeR]; Currie, Mark [MitwirkendeR]; Derrida, Jacques [MitwirkendeR]; Dollimore, Jonathan [MitwirkendeR]; Eagleton, Terry [MitwirkendeR]; Gallagher, Catherine [MitwirkendeR]; Goldman, Jane [MitwirkendeR]; Haslett, Moyra [MitwirkendeR]; Heath, Stephen [MitwirkendeR]; Jameson, Fredric [MitwirkendeR]; Jauss, Hans-Robert [MitwirkendeR]; Kahane, Claire [MitwirkendeR]; Low, Gail Ching-Liang [MitwirkendeR]; Lydon, Mary [MitwirkendeR]; Lyotard, Jean-François [MitwirkendeR]; McQuillan, Martin [MitwirkendeR]; Mellard, James M [MitwirkendeR]; Miller, J. Hillis [MitwirkendeR]; Montrose, Louis Adrian [MitwirkendeR]; Newton, K. M [MitwirkendeR]; Riffaterre, Michael [MitwirkendeR]; Robbins, Ruth [MitwirkendeR]; Ronell, Avital [MitwirkendeR]; Royle, Nicholas [MitwirkendeR]; Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky [MitwirkendeR]; Sinfield, Alan [MitwirkendeR]; Wain, Leah [MitwirkendeR]; Williams, Raymond [MitwirkendeR]; Wolfreys, Julian [MitwirkendeR]; Womack, Kenneth [MitwirkendeR]; de Man, Paul [MitwirkendeR]; lser, Wolfgang [MitwirkendeR]
  • Erschienen: Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, [2022]
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  • Umfang: 1 Online-Ressource (672 p)
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • ISBN: 9780748672776
  • DOI: 10.1515/9780748672776
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  • Art der Reproduktion: [Online-Ausgabe]
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  • Schlagwörter: Criticism ; Literature History and criticism Theory, etc ; LITERARY CRITICISM / General
  • Beschreibung: Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- A NOTE ON REFERENCES -- FOREWORD -- INTRODUCTION: BORDER CROSSINGS, OR CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE TEXTUAL KIND -- PART 1. STRUCTURALISM -- INTRODUCTION: NEVER STANDING STILL, OR IS ROLAND BARTHES STRUCTURALISM? -- 1.1. FROM SCIENCE TO LITERATURE -- 1.2. FROM S/Z -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 2. FEMINISM -- INTRODUCTION: WILL THE REAL FEMINIST THEORY PLEASE STAND UP? -- 2.1. MEDUSA'S VOICE: MALE HYSTERIA IN THE BOSTONIANS -- 2.2. SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER AND THE COUNTERPLOT OF LESBIAN FICTION -- 2.3. MYSELF AND M/OTHERS: COLETTE, WILDE AND DUCHAMP -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 3. MARXIST LITERARY THEORIES -- INTRODUCTION: THE POLITICS OF LITERATURE -- 3.1. FROM TOWARDS A REVOLUTIONARY CRITICISM -- 3.2. MARXISM AND LITERATURE -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 4. READER-RESPONSE THEORIES -- INTRODUCTION: THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS READER-RESPONSE THEORY -- 4.1. DESCRIBING POETIC STRUCTURES: TWO APPROACHES TO BAUDELAIRE'S 'LES CHATS' -- 4.2. THE POETIC TEXT WITHIN THE CHANGE OF HORIZONS OF READING: THE EXAMPLE OF BAUDELAIRE'S 'SPLEEN II' -- 4.3. THE IMAGINARY -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 5. PSYCHOANALYTIC CRITICISM -- INTRODUCTION: SCREENING THE OTHER -- 5.1. DIFFERENCE -- 5.2. USING LACAN: READING TO THE LIGHTHOUSE -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 6. DECONSTRUCTION -- INTRODUCTION: WHAT REMAINS UNREAD -- 6.1. LETTER TO A JAPANESE FRIEND -- 6.2. THOMAS HARDY, JACQUES DERRIDA AND THE 'DISLOCATION OF SOULS' -- 6.3. ON NOT READING: DERRIDA AND BECKETT -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 7. POSTSTRUCTURALISM -- INTRODUCTION: CRITICISM AND CONCEIT -- 7.1. SEMIOLOGY AND RHETORIC -- 7.2. SCORING LITERATURE -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 8. POSTMODERNISM -- INTRODUCTION: POSTMODERNISM? NOT REPRESENTING POSTMODERNISM -- 8.1. ANSWER TO THE QUESTION, WHAT IS THE POSTMODERN? -- 8.2. SIMULACRA AND SIMULATIONS -- 8.3. NOSTALGIA FOR THE PRESENT -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 9. NEW HISTORICISM -- INTRODUCTION: HISTORY, POWER AND POLITICS IN THE LITERARY ARTIFACT -- 9.1. MARXISM AND THE NEW HISTORICISM -- 9.2. 'SHAPING FANTASIES': FIGURATIONS OF GENDER AND POWER IN ELIZABETHAN CULTURE -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 10. POSTCOLONIAL THEORY -- INTRODUCTION: THE DIFFICULTY OF DIFFERENCE -- 10.1. OF MIMICRY AND MAN: THE AMBIVALENCE OF COLONIAL DISCOURSE -- 10.2. LOAFERS AND STORY-TELLERS -- 10.3. FILM AS ETHNOGRAPHY; OR, TRANSLATION BETWEEN CULTURES IN THE POSTCOLONIAL WORLD -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 11. GAY STUDIES/QUEER THEORY -- INTRODUCTION: WORKS ON THE WILD(E) SIDE - PERFORMING, TRANSGRESSING, QUEERING -- 11.1. QUEER AND NOW -- 11.2. POST/MODERN: ON THE GAY SENSIBILITY, OR THE PERVERT'S REVENGE ON AUTHENTICITY - WILDE, GENET, ORTON, AND OTHERS -- 11.3. CRITICALLY QUEER -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- PART 12. CULTURAL STUDIES -- INTRODUCTION: THEORISING CULTURE, READING OURSELVES -- 12.1. CULTURAL STUDIES AND READING -- 12.2. CITIES WITHOUT MAPS -- 12.3. ART AS CULTURAL PRODUCTION -- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY -- SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY -- WORKS CITED -- NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INDEX OF PROPER NAMES

    Literary Theories: A Reader and Guide is the first reader and introductory guide in one volume. Bringing together theoretically orientated readings by leading exponents of literary theory with lucid introductions, the book offers the student reader a foundation textbook in literary theory. Divided into 12 sections covering structuralism, feminism, marxism, reader-response theory, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, post-structuralism, postmodernism, new historicism, postcolonialism, gay studies and queer theory, and cultural studies, Literary Theories introduces the reader to the most challenging and engaging aspects of critical studies in the humanities today. Each section contains several influential texts that provide discussion of theoretical positions and striking examples of close readings of various works of literature from a number of perspectives. The introductions introduce the theory in question, discuss its main currents, give cross-references to other theories, and contextualise the readings that follow. An indispensable aid to understanding theory, Literary Theoriesis a significant introduction to theoretical approaches to literature.Unique combination of an anthology of core texts and a thorough introductory guide Each of the 12 sections contains:Several key textsAn accessible 5000 word introductionTexts selected for their coverage of themes (ie questions of language, genre, the nature of reading, race and gender) and author (from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf)Three bibliographies: an annotated bibliography introducing the reader to the arguments of influential texts in each field, a supplementary reading list and a list of works cited
  • Anmerkungen: In English
  • Zugangsstatus: Eingeschränkter Zugang