By Raman Selden
The 5th variation of this reader's consultant continues to be precise to the beliefs of earlier versions, delivering a concise consultant to modern literary theories. The ebook covers an unlimited diversity of differing kinds of English literature.
content material: New feedback, ethical formalism, and F.R. Leavis --
Origins : Eliot, Richards, Empson --
the yankee new critics --
ethical formalism : F.R. Leavis --
Russian formalism and the Bahktin institution --
Shklovsky, Mukařovský, Jakobson --
The Bakhtin tuition --
Reader-oriented theories --
Phenomenology : Husserl, Heidegger, Gadamer --
Hans Robert Jauss and Wolfgang Iser --
Fish, Riffaterre, Bleich --
Structuralist theories --
The linguistic history --
Structuralist narratology --
Metaphor and metonymy --
Structuralist poetics --
Marxist theories --
Soviet socialist realism --
Lukács and Brecht --
The Frankfurt college and after : Adorno and Benjamin --
"Structuralist" Marxism : Goldmann, Althusser, Macherey --
"New Left" Marxism : Williams, Eagleton, Jameson --
Feminist theories --
First-wave feminist feedback : Woolf and de Beauvoir --
Second-wave feminist feedback --
Kate Millett : sexual politics --
Marxist feminism --
Elaine Showalter : gynocriticism --
French feminism : Kristeva, Cixous, Irigaray --
Poststructuralist theories --
Roland Barthes --
Psychoanalytic theories --
Jacques Lacan --
Julia Kristeva --
Deleuze and Guattari --
Deconstruction : Jacques Derrida --
American deconstruction --
Michel Foucault --
New historicism and cultural materialism --
Postmodernist theories --
Jean Baudrillard --
Jean-François Lyotard --
Postmodernism and Marxism --
Postmodern feminisms --
Postcolonialist theories --
Edward acknowledged --
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak --
Homi okay. Bhabha --
Race and ethnicity --
homosexual, lesbian, and queer theories --
homosexual concept and feedback --
Lesbian feminist conception and feedback --
Queer conception and feedback --
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In contrast to this ‘monologic’ type of novel, Dostoevsky developed a new ‘polyphonic’ (or dialogic) form, whose orchestration is non-author/itarian in its refusal to unify the various points of view expressed in the various characters. The consciousness of the various characters does not merge with the author’s nor do they become subordinated to the author’s viewpoint; they retain an integrity and independence, and are ‘not only objects of the author’s word, but subjects of their own directly significant word as well’.
Wimsatt – a professor of English at Yale University and author of the symptomatically titled book, The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry (1954) – in collaboration with Monroe C. Beardsley, a philosopher of aesthetics. Both essays, influenced by Eliot and Richards, engage with the ‘addresser’ (writer) –‘message’ (text) –‘addressee’ (reader) nexus outlined in the Introduction, in the pursuit of an ‘objective’ criticism which abjures both the personal input of the writer (‘intention’) and the emotional effect on the reader (‘affect’) in order purely to study the ‘words on the page’ and how the artefact ‘works’.
Schorer, Mark, ‘Technique as Discovery’, The Hudson Review (1948). Schorer, Mark, ‘Fiction and the Analogical Matrix’, Kenyon Review (1949). , Politics and Letters (Verso, London, 1979). Wimsatt, W. , ‘The Intentional Fallacy’ , reprinted in Wimsatt, The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry  (Methuen, London, 1970). Wimsatt, W. , ‘The Affective Fallacy’ , reprinted in Wimsatt, The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry  (Methuen, London, 1970). Further reading Baldick, Chris, The Social Mission of English Criticism (reprint edn, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1988).
A reader's guide to contemporary literary theory by Raman Selden