1 edition of The theory of American literature found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PS31 J6 1966|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||225|
American literature - American literature - Literary criticism: Some historians, looking back over the first half of the 20th century, were inclined to think that it was particularly noteworthy for its literary criticism. Beyond doubt, criticism thrived as it had not for several generations. It was an important influence on literature itself, and it shaped the perceptions of readers in the. John Beverley is Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the coauthor of Literature and Politics in the Central American Revolutions, author of Against Literature and Una Modernidad Obsoleta: Estudios sobre el Barroco, and coeditor of The Postmodernism Debate in Latin America.
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If game theory, the mathematical simulation of rational decision-making first axiomatically established by the Hungarian-born American mathematician John von Neumann, is to prove worthy of literary hermeneutics, then critics must be able to apply its models to texts written without a working knowledge of von Neumann's discipline in mind. Bridging New Criticism’s criticism with post-structuralism, this book demonstrates literature’s key function as an index of culture both historically and discursively. Danesi, Marcel. The Quest for Meaning: A Guide to Semiotic Theory and Practice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, E-mail Citation».
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American literature - American literature - Literary and social criticism: Until his death inEdmund Wilson solidified his reputation as one of America’s most versatile and distinguished men of letters. The novelist John Updike inherited Wilson’s chair at The New Yorker and turned out an extraordinary flow of critical reviews collected in volumes such as Hugging the Shore () and.
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This widely anticipated second edition features a wealth of fresh updates and new material, including a detailed survey of the fiction, drama, and Reviews: Get this from a library. Chances are: contingency, queer theory, and American literature.
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The theory of American literature. [Howard Mumford Jones] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard Mumford Jones. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Theory and History of Literature () is a landmark event in twentieth-century critical thought.
Intended to stimulate research and encourage interdisciplinary dialogue, as well as to introduce prominent European theorists to the American academy, this book series is internationally renowned for its foundational literary scholarship.
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Literature has existed in the Americas for as long as the people who lived there have been telling stories. Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature.
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African-American literature is the body of literature produced in the United States by writers of African descent. It begins with the works of such late 18th-century writers as Phillis the high point of slave narratives, African-American literature was dominated by.
The author argues that these figures together signify the tangle of race and gender representation emerging from turn-of-the-century American literature. The book brings together Charles W.
Chestnutt, Kate Chopin, Thomas Dixon, David Bryant Fulton, Pauline Hopkins, Mark Twain, and Ida B. Wells: famous, infamous, or long-neglected figures who Author: Sandra Gunning. "Game Theory and Minorities in American Literature challenges the conventional wisdom that literary criticism and mathematics are utterly different ways of understanding the world.
Indeed, Michael Wainwright's bracing and perceptive study makes fine conversation partners of the two disciplines and opens up new possibilities for reading American Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.Together the chapters add up to a systematic critical account of, for example Plato, Luther, Jane Austen, Tom Stoppard or Stravinsky, the French Novel or Jewish American Literature, and each book is supported by reference features such as a chronology and guide to further ions have colonised several fields within : Erica Nicol.His publications include two book-length translations of two sections of the Persian national epic, the Shahnameh: The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam and In the Dragon's Claws: The Story of Rostam and Esfandiyar.
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