How to Interpret Literature Critical Theory for Literary and Cultural Studies

ISBN-10: 019975750X

ISBN-13: 9780199757503

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Robert Dale Parker

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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
New Criticism
How to Interpret: Key Concepts for New Critical Interpretation
Historicizing the New Criticism: Rethinking Literary Unity
The Intentional Fallacy and the Affective Fallacy
How to Interpret: A New Critical Example
Further Reading
Structuralism
Key Concepts in Structuralism
How to Interpret: Structuralism in Cultural and Literary Studies
The Death of the Author
How to Interpret: The Detective Novel
Structuralism, Formalism, and Literary History
The Structuralist Study of Narrative: Narratology
Narrative Syntax, Metaphor, and Metonymy
Further Reading
Deconstruction
Key Concepts in Deconstruction
How to Interpret: A Deconstructionist Example
Writing, Speech, and Differance
Deconstruction beyond Derrida
Deconstruction, Essentialism, and Identity
How to Interpret: More Deconstructive Examples
Further Reading
Psychoanalysis
The Psychoanalytic Understanding of the Mind
Sigmund Freud
How to Interpret: Models of Psychoanalytic Interpretation
From the Interpretation of Dreams to the Interpretation of Literature
How to Interpret: Psychoanalytic Examples
Jacques Lacan
Further Reading
Feminism
Early Feminist Criticism
Sex and Gender
Feminisms
How to Interpret: Feminist Examples
Feminism and Visual Pleasure
Further Reading
Queer Studies
Key Concepts in Queer Studies
How to Interpret: A Queer Studies Example
Queer Studies and History
Outing: Writers, Characters, and the Literary Closet
Homosociality and Heterosexual Panic
How to Interpret: Another Queer Studies Example
Further Reading
Marxism
Key Concepts in Marxism
Contemporary Marxism, Ideology, and Agency
How to Interpret: Marxist Examples
Further Reading
Historicism and Cultural Studies
New Historicism
How to Interpret: Historicist Examples
Michel Foucault
Cultural Studies
How to Interpret: A Cultural Studies Example
Cultural Studies, Historicism, and Literature
Further Reading
Postcolonial and Race Studies
Postcolonialism
From Orientalism to Deconstruction: Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
How to Interpret: A Postcolonial Studies Example
Race Studies: Postcolonial Theory and the Construction of Race
How to Interpret: Postcolonial and Race Studies Examples
Further Reading
Reader Response
Ideal, Implied, and Actual Readers
Structuralist Models of Reading and Communication
Aesthetic Judgment, Interpretive Communities, and Resisting Readers
Reception Theory and Reception History
Readers and the New Technologies
Further Reading
Afterword
Works Cited
Photographic Credits
Index
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