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The Philosophy of Modern Literary Theory

P. V. Zima

The Philosophy of Modern Literary Theory

by P. V. Zima

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Published by Continuum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary theory,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory

  • Edition Notes

    Continuum Collection

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8169097M
    ISBN 10082647893X
    ISBN 109780826478931

    The philosophy of literature. Strictly speaking, the philosophy of literature is a branch of aesthetics, the branch of philosophy that deals with the question, "what is art"?Much of aesthetic philosophy has traditionally focused on the plastic arts or music, however, at the expense of the verbal fact, much traditional discussion of aesthetic philosophy seeks to establish . The principle aim of this book is to explore the relationship between contemporary literary theory and analytic philosophy. The volume addresses this issue in two ways: first, through four exchanges between, on the one hand, proponents of avant-garde literary theory and, on the other, proponents of analytic philosophy (or of related literary critical positions); and second, .

      Home › Literary Criticism › Postmodernism. Postmodernism By Nasrullah Mambrol on Ma • (20). Postmodernism broadly refers to a socio-cultural and literary theory, and a shift in perspective that has manifested in a variety of disciplines including the social sciences, art, architecture, literature, fashion, communications, and technology. Poe's major theories can be found (1) in the many reviews he wrote analyzing the writings of other authors; in this genre, his most famous review is entitled "Twice-Told Tales," a review of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories; (2) in the many letters, epistles, and applications he sent for jobs, or as answers he gave as an editor, among the.

    In literary theory and aesthetics, authorial intent refers to an author 's intent as it is encoded in their work. Authorial intentionalism is the view, according to which an author's intentions should constrain the ways in which it is properly interpreted. 1 Literary theory. New Criticism. Psychoanalytic criticism. Postmodernism is a highly diverse intellectual and artistic activity, and two branches (for example, postmodern literature and postmodern philosophy) can have little in common. Criticism of postmodernism in general is usually not a comprehensive attack on the various diverse movements labelled postmodern.


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The Philosophy of Modern Literary Theory presents a short introduction to the problems, theories and concepts of literary critisicm, from the Anglo-American New /5(6). The philosophy of modern literary theory.

Summary: This text presents an introduction to the theories and concepts of literary criticism. The book argues that modern theories can only be properly understood when placed in the philosophical and aesthetic context in which they originated and evolved.

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The traveling poet was obliged to select those aspects of myth common to the various locales he visited. Literary theory in a strict sense is the systematic study of the nature of literature and of the methods for analyzing literature.

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Zima. Buy Modern Literary Theory: A Reader 4 by Patricia Waugh, Philip Rice (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(11). First, let me take a moment to explain the difference between literary theory and criticism as they are defined by Lois Tyson in Critical Theory Today.

Literary criticism, by and large, tries to explain the literary work to us: its production, its meaning, its design, its s tend to find flaws in one another’s interpretations more than in literary works. Modern Literary Theory: A Comparative Lukacs Lukacs's Macherey Macherey's Marx Marxist meaning metaphor metonymy modern literary theory narrative narratology novel object philosophy poem poetic language poetry practice Prague School principle production Oxford and lecturer in French in the Faculty of Modern Languages.

Her previous books. Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods.

Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists. Ivor Armstrong Richards (26 February – 7 September ), known as I. Richards, was an English educator, literary critic, and work contributed to the foundations of the New Criticism, a formalist movement in literary theory which emphasized the close reading of a literary text, especially poetry, in an effort to discover how a work of literature functions as a Alma mater: Magdalene College, Cambridge.

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