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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism

Volume 8. From Formalism to Poststructuralism

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Lubomír Dolezel, Stephen Bann, Gerald Prince, Annette Lavers, Richard Rorty, Celia Britton, Robert Holub, Peter J. Rabinowitz
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  • Date Published: November 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521317245
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  • Volume 8 of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism (the second to be published) deals with the most hotly debated areas of literary theory, including Structuralism, Poststructuralism, Semiotics, and Hermeneutics. Also incorporating a reflective chapter by Richard Rorty on Deconstruction, and culminating in accounts of the reader-oriented criticism of critics such as Stanley Fish, this is the first book to engage systematically with the history of the twentieth century's most profound and extensive set of cross-cultural intellectual movements.

    • The first systematic history of the most influential and hotly debated areas of literary theory, available in paperback for the first time
    • Coverage includes structuralism, poststructuralism, Russian formalism, semiotics, reception theory, and Rorty on deconstruction
    • Incorporating full bibliographies, this is the standard work of reference on its subject
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    • Date Published: November 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521317245
    • length: 496 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 162 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.68kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Raman Selden
    1. Russian formalism Peter Steiner
    Part I. Structuralism: Its Rise, Influence and Aftermath:
    2. Structuralism of the Prague School Lubomír Dolezel
    3. The linguistic model and its applications Derek Attridge
    4. Semiotics Stephen Bann
    5. Narratology Gerald Prince
    6. Roland Barthes Annette Lavers
    7. Deconstruction Richard Rorty
    8. Structuralist and post-structuralist psychoanalytic and Marxist theories Celia Britton
    Part II. Reader-Oriented Theories of Interpretation:
    9. Hermeneutics Robert Holub
    10. Phenomenology Robert Holub
    11. Reception theory: School of Constance Robert Holub
    12. Speech act theory Peter J. Rabinowitz
    13. Other reader-oriented theories Peter J. Rabinowitz

  • Editor

    Raman Selden
    Raman Selden was Professor of English at the University of Sunderland.


    Lubomír Dolezel, Stephen Bann, Gerald Prince, Annette Lavers, Richard Rorty, Celia Britton, Robert Holub, Peter J. Rabinowitz

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