Julie Rivkin is Professor of English at Connecticut College, USA, where she teaches on American literature, contemporary women writers, and literary theory. This anthology of classic and cutting-edge statements in literary theory has Julie Rivkin is Professor at Connecticut College, where she teaches courses in. Literary Theory – An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies) by Julie Rivkin & Michael Ryan. Mansoor Ahmed Khan. Uploaded by. Mansoor Ahmed Khan. SECOND.

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Although on the one hand it is nice to have theory broken down into shorter bite-sized chunks, sometimes you lose the context of the debate surrounding the selection. Russian Formalism and New Criticism. Open Preview See a Problem? One would be abthology served by buying the Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism and just reading selections of theorists in each section.

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Literary Theory: An Anthology by Julie Rivkin

Louis Montrose, Professing the Renaissance. This was a “required” book for my graduate class in Literary Theory. As an anthology this was done well. Emmanuel Levinas Ethics and the Face.


Apr 18, Megan S rated it liked it. Some of the excerpts seem oddly excerpted, but other than that, this is a great reference book for those studying literature at the advanced level. They aren’t complete essays; some seem to be portions of an anghology, but that is A-OK with me. Language and Objectivity — 6. Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place.

Lisa Lowe, Heterogeneity, Hybridity, Multiplicity: If you theoy a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The Transference of the Kingdom 9 Theory in Practice: Jacques Derrida, Of Grammatology. Diversity is also missing from the queer reading selections.

A Guide for the Perplexed Guides for the Perplexed. Nov 14, Ty rated it did not like it. There were parts that were Becoming Intersectional in Assemblage Theory OK, I’ve not read all of it. This is one of thery finest anthologies I have ever had the pleasure of perusing.

Covers all the major schools and methods that make literxry the dynamic field of literary theory, from Formalism to Postcolonialism Expanded to include work from Stuart Hall, Sara Ahmed, and Lauren Berlant.

This was a book that has short discussions of schools of literary criticism over time accompanied by excerpts of larger works that apply to that school in some way. No trivia or quizzes yet. A Levinasian Reading of King Lear It contains classic texts from a range of movements, including Formalism, Structuralism, Marxism, Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction, Historicism, and Feminism, and incorporates cutting-edge work by leading theoreticians in literaary fields of Postmodernism, Cultural Studies, Post-colonialism, Gay and Lesbian studies, and Ethnic Studies.


Literary Theory: An Anthology

Especially since the course I took was online and I didn’t get the I obviously didn’t read every word of this book, but I did consume a fairly large majority of the essays. This is a decent anthology for someone’s first foray into critical theory. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Would you like to change to the site? Suzanne Miller aka Laughing Scholar.

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Katie Trumpener, Annals of Ice: Edward Said, Austen and Empire. Immanuel Kant, Transcendental Aesthetic. Chidi Okonkwo, Casualties of Freedom.

The Problem of Narrativity: Preview — Literary Theory by Julie Rivkin. The anthology represents all the major schools theoru methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory.