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Foundations of Literary Theory and Cultural Criticism. This working group reads and discusses texts that are foundational to contemporary theories of literature, culture, and identity politics, including the most prevalent works of poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, gender theory, reader response theory, postcolonial theory, and critical theory.

Hegel and the Foundations of Literary Theory is wonderfully readable. It elucidates both contemporary theory and Hegel's philosophy, and it is entirely convincing in its claim that liberal humanism is unthinkable without Hegel.'. Reader-response theory, covered in Chapter 6 "Writing about Readers: Applying Reader-Response Theory" of this book, is a direct challenge to this tenet of New Criticism.

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theories. 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 self Alma mater: Magdalene College, Cambridge.

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This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. He is the author of seven books, including A History Of Literary Criticism: From Plato to the Present (), and editor of the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol.

VI (). He is currently writing a book entitled Hegel and the Foundations of Modern Literary Theory/5(). A wonderful overview of literary theory, which sidesteps the usual presentation by schools of thought in favor of a discussion of what literature is, and what questions theory seeks to answer.

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Victor Frankenstein has a vivid dream in which his beloved Elizabeth turns into the corpse of his deceased mother as he kisses her.In The Literary in Theory ebook Culler discusses the ebook of Theory and literary history's role in the larger realm of literary and cultural theory.

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