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Literary Theory Handbook

ISBN-10: 0470671955
ISBN-13: 9780470671955
Edition: 2nd 2013
Authors: Gregory Castle
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 7/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 438
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

The Literary Theory Handbook provides the ideal starting point to the subject for students, offering clarity to the history, scope and application of literary theory, and providing four distinct entryways into this vast and varied discourse.Raising key questions about the nature of theory and literature, individual chapters offer a variety of perspectives on theoretical concepts, ideas and modes of practice, and the historical development of theoretical movements, trends and ideas. Separate entries on major theories bring together those theories with similar methods or objects of study, such as Form, Structure, and Narrative, and short biographical sketches provide a handy reference for key works and ideas. The final section of the Handbook features key readings of literary texts, from a theoretical perspective, including works by Shakespeare, Conrad, Faulkner, Beckett, and Rushdie.  

Acknowledgments
Alphabetical Listing of Key Movements and Theories
Introduction
The Nature of Literary Theory
What is Literature?
The Practice of Theory
How To Use the Handbook
The Rise of Literary Theory
Early Developments in Literary Theory
Modernism and Formalism, 1890s-1940s
Cultural and Critical Theory, 1930s-1960s
The Poststructuralist Turn, 1960s-1970s
Culture, Gender, and History, 1980s-1990s
Postmodernism and Post-Marxism, 1980s-2000s
Posthumanism: Theory at the Fin de Si�cle
Conclusion
The Scope of Literary Theory
Form/Structure/Narrative/Genre
Formalism and Structuralism
New Criticism
Chicago School Neo-Aristotelian Theory
Narrative Theory/Narratology
Theory of the Novel
Ideology/Philosophy/History/Aesthetics
Marxist Theory
Critical Theory
Post-Marxist Theory
New Historicism/Cultural Poetics
Postmodernism
Language/Systems/Texts/Readers
Phenomenology and Hermeneutics
Reader-Response Theory
Deconstruction
Poststructuralism
Mind/Body/Gender/Identity
Psychoanalysis
Feminist Theory
Gender Studies
Gay and Lesbian Studies
Trauma Studies
Culture/Ethnicities/Nations/Locations
Cultural Studies
African American Studies
Ethnic and Indigenous Studies
Chicano/a Studies
Native and Indigenous Studies
Asian American Studies
Postcolonial Studies
Transnationalism
People/Places/Bodies/Things
Posthumanism
Evolutionary Literary Theory
Object-Oriented Ontologies
Disability Studies
Ecocriticism
Key Figures in Literary Theory
Theodor Adorno (1903-69)
Giorgio Agamben (1942- )
Louis Althusser (1918-90)
Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895-1975)
Roland Barthes (1915-80)
Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007)
Walter Benjamin (1892-1940)
Homi Bhabha (1949- )
Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002)
Lawrence Buell (1939-)
Judith Butler (1956- )
H�l�ne Cixous (1937- )
Lennard Davis (1949- )
Teresa de Lauretis (1939- )
Gilles Deleuze (1925-95) and F�lix Guattari (1930-92)
Paul de Man (1919-83)
Jacques Derrida (1930-2004)
Terry Eagleton (1943- )
Frantz Fanon (1925-61)
Stanley Fish (1938-)
Michel Foucault (1926-84)
Henry Louis Gates (1950-)
Sandra Gilbert (1936- ) and Susan Gubar (1944- )
Stephen Greenblatt (1943-)
Elizabeth Grosz (1952-)
Stuart Hall (1932-)
Donna Haraway (1944-)
N. Katherine Hayles (1943- )
bell hooks (1952-)
Luce Irigaray (1930- )
Wolfgang Iser (1926-2007)
Fredric Jameson (1934-)
Julia Kristeva (1941- )
Jacques Lacan (1901-81)
Bruno Latour (1947-)
Jean-Fran�ois Lyotard (1924-98)
J. Hillis Miller (1928-)
Antonio Negri (1933-)
Jacques Ranci�re (1940-)
Edward Said (1935-2003)
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950-2009)
Elaine Showalter (1941-)
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942- )
Raymond Williams (1921-88)
Cary Wolfe (1959-)
Slavoj Zizek (1949- )
Reading with Literary Theory
William Shakespeare, The Tempest
John Keats, "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre; Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness; Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart
Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God
Samuel Beckett, Endgame
Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children
Recommendations for Further Reading
Glossary
Index

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