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The theory of American literature

Reissued, with a new concluding chapter and rev. bibliography

by Howard Mumford Jones

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature,
  • American literature,
  • Theory,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCornell paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS31 J6 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225p.
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26969264M
    OCLC/WorldCa977757392

    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.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Teaching African American Literature: Theory and Practice by Maryemma Graham at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Maryemma Graham. The theory and criticism of literature are, of course, also closely tied to the history of literature. The modern sense of “literary theory,” however, dates only to approximately the s, when the structuralist linguistics of Ferdinand de Saussure began strongly to influence English language literary criticism.

    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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