Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism

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ISBN-13: 9780393974294

Edition: 2001

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List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/19/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2692
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 4.576
Language: English

Vincent B. Leitch is Professor of English at Purdue University and author of Cultural Criticism, Literary Theory, Poststructuralismand American Literary Criticism from the Thirties to the Eighties,both from Columbia University Press.

Laurie A. Finke is professor and director of the Women�s and Gender Studies Program at Kenyon College. A prominent medievalist and feminist critic, Professor Finke is the author of Feminist Theory, Women�s Writing and of Women�s Writing in English: Medieval England , as well as editor of Medieval Texts and Contemporary Readers, The Sexual Economies of Medieval Romance , and From Renaissance to Restoration: Metamorphoses of the Drama .

Barbara Johnson was the founder of Spatula Ministries, a coauthor of various Women of Faith devotionals, and the author of numerous bestselling books, including Boomerang Joy, Living Somewhere between Estrogen and Death, and Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy.

Alternative Table of Contents
Introduction to Theory and Criticism
From Encomium of Helen
from Book II
from Book III
from Book VII
from Book X
from Phaedrus
Book I
from Chapter 2
from Chapter 3
Book II
from Chapter 1
Book III
from Chapter 2
Ars Poetica
from On Sublimity
Institutio Oratoria
Book 8
from Chapter 5
from Chapter 6
Book 9
from Chapter 1
from Chapter 2
Book 12
From Chapter 2
Fifth Ennead
Eighth Tractate. On the Intellectual Beauty
On Christian Doctrine
from Book One
from Book Two
from Book Three
The Trinity
Book Fifteen
from Chapter 9
from Chapter 10
from Chapter 11
Commentary on the Dream of Scipio
Chapter III
The Didascalicon
from Book One
from Book Three
from Book Five
from Book Six
The Guide of the Perplexed
[Introduction to the First Part]
Poetria Nova
I. General Remarks on Poetry/Divisions of the Present Treatise
from II. Ordering the Material
from III. Amplification and Abbreviation
from IV. Ornaments of Style
Summa Theologica
from Question I
Il Convivio
Book Two
Chapter 1
from The Letter to Can Grande
Genealogy of the Gentile Gods
Book 14
V. Other Cavillers at the Poets and Their Imputations
VII. The Definition of Poetry, Its Origin, and Function
XII. The Obscurity of Poetry Is Not Just Cause For Condemning It
The Book of the City of Ladies
from Part One
from Part Two
From Discourse on the Composition of Romances
The Defence and Illustration of the French Language
Book I
Chapters I-VII
Book II
Chapters III-IV
from A Brief on the Art of French Poetry
On the Defense of the Comedy of Dante
from Introduction and Summary
An Apology for Poetry
Of the Three Unities of Action, Time, and Place
from An Essay of Dramatic Poesy
from Preface to Troilus and Cressida
from Preface to Sylvae
The Dutch Lover
Epistle to the Reader
Preface to The Lucky Chance
from The New Science
The Spectator, No. 62
[True and False Wit]
The Spectator, No. 412
[On the Sublime]
from Conjectures on Original Composition
An Essay on Criticism
The Rambler, No. 4
[On Fiction]
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
Chapter X. Imlac's History Continued. A Dissertation upon Poetry
from Preface to Shakespeare
Lives of the English Poets
From Cowley
[On Metaphysical Wit]
Of the Standard of Taste
Critique of Judgment
from Introduction
from Book I. Analytic of the Beautiful
from Book II. Analytic of the Sublime
A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
Introduction on Taste
Part I. Section VII. Of the Sublime
Part III. Section XXVII. The Sublime and Beautiful Compared
From Laocoon
On the Aesthetic Education of Man
Second Letter
Sixth Letter
Ninth Letter
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
from Chapter II. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed
From Essay on Fictions
On Literature Considered in Its Relationship to Social Institutions
On Women Writers (2.4)
Outline of the 1819 Lectures
Part Two. The Technical Interpretation
Phenomenology of Spirit
[The Master-Slave Dialectic]
Lectures on Fine Art
From Introduction
Preface to Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems (1802)
From The Statesman's Manual
Biographia Literaria
from Chapter 1
from Chapter 4
from Chapter 13
Chapter 14
The Four Ages of Poetry
from A Defence of Poetry, or Remarks Suggested by an Essay Entitled "The Four Ages of Poetry"
from The American Scholar
The Poet
The Philosophy of Composition
from Preface to Mademoiselle de Maupin
from Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844
from The German Ideology
from The Communist Manifesto
from Grundrisse
from Preface to A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy
Capital, Volume 1
from Chapter 1. Commodities
from Chapter 10. The Working-Day
from Letter from Friedrich Engels to Joseph Bloch
The Painter of Modern Life
from I. Beauty, Fashion, and Happiness
from III. The Artist, Man of the World, Man of the Crowd, and Child
IV. Modernity
from IX. The Dandy
XI. In Praise of Cosmetics
The Function of Criticism at the Present Time
Culture and Anarchy
from Chapter 1. Sweetness and Light
Studies in the History of the Renaissance
Crisis in Poetry
The Art of Fiction
On Truth and Lying in a Non-Moral Sense
from The Birth of Tragedy
Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray
from The Critic as Artist
The Interpretation of Dreams
from Chapter V. The Material and Sources of Dreams
from Chapter VI. The Dream-Work
The "Uncanny"
Course in General Linguistics
Chapter III. The Object of Linguistics
General Principles
Chapter I. Nature of the Linguistic Sign
Synchronic Linguistics
Chapter IV. Linguistic Value
Chapter V. Syntagmatic and Associative Relations
Criteria of Negro Art
On the Relation of Analytical Psychology to Poetry
Literature and Revolution
The Formalist School of Poetry and Marxism
A Room of One's Own
[Shakespeare's Sister]
[Chloe Liked Olivia]
Realism in the Balance
from The Theory of the "Formal Method"
Tradition and the Individual Talent
The Metaphysical Poets
Criticism, Inc.
The Formation of the Intellectuals
Characteristics of Negro Expression
What White Publishers Won't Print
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
from Discourse in the Novel
Dialectic of Enlightenment
from The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception
Marxism and Literature
from Linguistics and Poetics
Two Aspects of Language and Two Types of Aphasic Disturbances
V. The Metaphoric and Metonymic Poles
Kinds of Criticism
The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience
from The Agency of the Letter in the Unconscious
The Signification of the Phallus
The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain
Phenomenology of Reading
What Is Literature?
Why Write?
The Well Wrought Urn
Chapter 11. The Heresy of Paraphrase
The Formalist Critics
The Intentional Fallacy
The Affective Fallacy
The Second Sex
Chapter XI. Myth and Reality
Tristes Tropiques
Chapter 28. A Writing Lesson
Performative Utterances
The Archetypes of Literature
Soap-powders and Detergents
The Brain of Einstein
Photography and Electoral Appeal
The Death of the Author
From Work to Text
A Letter on Art in Reply to Andre Daspre
From Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses
Semiology and Rhetoric
The Return to Philology
History and the Novel
From Literary History as a Challenge to Literary Theory
Marxism and Literature
Part 1. Chapter 3. Literature
The Wretched of the Earth
from The Pitfalls of National Consciousness
from On National Culture
Kafka: Toward a Minor Literature
From Chapter 3. What Is a Minor Literature?
A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
from Introduction: Rhizome
Defining the Postmodern
Michel Foucault (1926-1984)
What Is an Author?
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
The Carceral
The History of Sexuality, Volume 1, An Introduction
Part Two: The Repressive Hypothesis
The Incitement to Discourse
The Perverse Implantation
From Truth and Power
Interaction between Text and Reader
Objective Interpretation
The Historical Text as Literary Artifact
from The Precession of Simulacra
The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society
from Part II. Social Structures of the Public Sphere
Modernity--An Incomplete Project
From Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence
An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness
The Anxiety of Influence
Introduction. A Meditation upon Priority, and a Synopsis
Interchapter. A Manifesto for Antithetical Criticism
Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste
Of Grammatology
The Exorbitant. Question of Method
Plato's Pharmacy
The Father of Logos
The Pharmakon
The Pharmakeus
From 9. Play: From the Pharmakon to the Letter and from Blindness to the Supplement
from The Shaping of a Canon: U.S. Fiction, 1960-1975
Cultural Studies and Its Theoretical Legacies
Contingencies of Value
Chapter 3. Contingencies of Value
The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act
from Chapter 1. On Interpretation: Literature as a Socially Symbolic Act
Postmodernism and Consumer Society
Manifest Manners: Postindian Warriors of Survivance
from Chapter 1. Postindian Warriors
One Is Not Born a Woman
The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
from Chapter 2. Infection in the Sentence: The Woman Writer and the Anxiety of Authorship
The Laugh of the Medusa
Taking Cover in Coverage
Interpreting the Variorum
On the Abolition of the English Department
Structural Analysis of Narrative
Kochinnenako in Academe: Three Approaches to Interpreting a Keres Indian Tale
Me and My Shadow
Dancing through the Minefield: Some Observations on the Theory, Practice, and Politics of a Feminist Literary Criticism
Revolution in Poetic Language
from Part I. The Semiotic and the Symbolic
Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema
A Critique of Postcolonial Reason
From Chapter 3. History
[Can the Subaltern Speak?]
Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza
Chapter 7. La conciencia de la mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness
Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Literature: A Vernacular Theory
Literary Theory: An Introduction
from Chapter 1. The Rise of English
Introduction to The Power of Forms in the English Renaissance
The Race for Theory
A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s
Toward a Black Feminist Criticism
from Melville's Fist: The Execution of Billy Budd
What Has Never Been: An Overview of Lesbian Feminist Literary Criticism
Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Chapter 5. The Body and the Reproduction of Feminity
The Commitment to Theory
Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness, and the Body
From Visualizing the Disabled Body: The Classical Nude and the Fragmented Torso
Talking Black: Critical Signs of the Times
Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire
from Introduction
Epistemology of the Closet
from Introduction: Axiomatic
Subculture: The Meaning of Style
Chapter 1. From Culture to Hegemony
Against Theory
Postmodern Blackness
Gender Trouble
from Preface
from Chapter 3. Subversive Bodily Acts
You Say You Want a Revolution? Hypertext and the Laws of Media
Selected Bibliography of Theory and Criticism
Theory and Criticism Bibliographies
Anthologies of Theory and Criticism
Histories of Criticism and Theory
Glossaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks
Introductions and Guides
Modern and Contemporary Critical Schools and Movements
Permissions Acknowledgments
Author/Title Index
Subject Index
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