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Northrop Frye The Theoretical Imagination

Northrop Frye: The Theoretical Imagination

1st Edition

By Jonathan Hart
May 19, 1994

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Jurgen Habermas Critic in the Public Sphere

Jurgen Habermas: Critic in the Public Sphere

1st Edition

By Robert C. Holub
September 20, 1991

The most important intellectual in the Federal Republic of Germany for the past three decades, Habermas has been a seminal contributor to fields ranging from sociology and political science to philosophy and cultural studies. Although he has stood at the centre of concern in his native land, he has...

F.R. Leavis

F.R. Leavis

1st Edition

By Michael Bell
November 03, 1988

First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Kenneth Burke Rhetoric and Ideology

Kenneth Burke: Rhetoric and Ideology

1st Edition

By Stephen Bygrave
September 08, 2015

Kenneth Burke: Rhetoric and Ideology is a lucid and accessible introduction to a major twentieth-century thinker those ideas have influenced fields as diverse as literary theory, philosophy, linguistics, politics and anthropology. Stephen Bygrave explores the content of Burke's vast output of work,...

Geoffrey Hartman Criticism as Answerable Style

Geoffrey Hartman: Criticism as Answerable Style

1st Edition

By G. Douglas Atkins
July 17, 2014

`The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents ...

William Empson Prophet Against Sacrifice

William Empson: Prophet Against Sacrifice

1st Edition

By Paul H. Fry
July 17, 2014

William Empson: Prophet Against Sacrifice provides the most coherent account of Empson's diverse career to date. While exploring the richness of Empson's comic genius, Paul H. Fry serves to discredit the appropriation of his name in recent polemic by the conflicting parties of deconstruction and ...

Antonio Gramsci Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism

Antonio Gramsci: Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism

1st Edition

By Renate Holub
April 22, 2014

This book provides the first detailed account of Gramsci's work in the context of current critical and socio-cultural debates. Renate Holub argues that Gramsci was ahead of his time in offering a theory of art, politics and cultural production. Gramsci's achievement is discussed particularly in ...

Ezra Pound as Literary Critic

Ezra Pound as Literary Critic

1st Edition

By Emeritus Professor K K Ruthven, K. K. Ruthven
December 11, 2013

Bringing some of the insights of modern critical theory to bear on a great deal of information about Pound's activities as a literary critic (some of it made available only recently), K.K. Ruthven provides a provocative re-reading of a major modernist writer who dominated the discourse of modernism....

Paul Ricoeur

Paul Ricoeur

1st Edition

By Steven H. Clark
November 22, 1991

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Raymond Williams Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism

Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism

1st Edition

By John Higgins
May 05, 1999

Raymond Williams' prolific output is increasingly recognised as the most influential body of work on literary and cultural studies in the past fifty years. This book provides the most comprehensive study to date of the theoretical and historical context of Williams' thinking on literature, politics...

Jacques Derrida Opening Lines

Jacques Derrida: Opening Lines

1st Edition

By Dr Marian Hobson, Marian Hobson
October 01, 1998

In Jacques Derrida: Opening Lines, Marian Hobson gives us a thorough and elegant analysis of this controversial and seminal contemporary thinker. Looking closely at the language and the construction of some of Derrida's philosophy, Hobson suggests the way he writes, indeed the fact he writes in ...

Deleuze and Guattari

Deleuze and Guattari

1st Edition

By Ronald Bogue
July 26, 1989

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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