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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At times it’s challenging to read, but it was one of my favourite textbooks and I sometimes reference it years later. It is an invaluable resource for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory litfrary with the traditions from which these new theories are derived.
An excellent anthology, filled with the a large selection of the most critical essays pertaining to literary theory. A Guide for the Perplexed Guides for the Perplexed. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Definitely worth checking out some of the Derrida or Lacan about power structures or the nature of words and writing.
While the anthology does include foundational texts from Butler, Halbertsam, Sedgwick, antthology others, these readings give a somewhat inaccurate idea of the direction the field has moved since these texts were first published; in fact, some of these authors have published newer works that update and augment their original arguments. Stuart Hall Cultural Identity and Diaspora. Using in tandem with the Norton Theory and Criticism anthology. Please try again later. Anyone wishing to understand theory and how it applies to real world historical events should certainly read this collection of scholarly essays.
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Nancy Chodorow, Preoedipal Anthllogy Configurations. Maybe if the class had focused on more theories than just psychoanalysis, feminism, Marxism, and postmodernism, then I would possibly have enjoyed and understood what I read better than I did. Jamaica Kincaid A Small Place. Nationalism, the State, and the Varieties of Third world Feminism. It’s not a horrible anthology, but there were too many so-called seminal pieces that I had to read in the Norton. Facing Baudelaires Eyes of the Poor.
Published by Blackwell first published But I jilie I spent more than hours in this book, and what I read changed how I read—mostly for the better. This one’s a tough read, but offers a lot of helpful info to any new literary theorist or student.
It is an invaluable resource for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory anthklogy with the traditions from which these new theories are derived. Nov 29, Nathan Modlin rated it it was amazing. Naomi Morgenstern, The Baby or the Violin: The usefulness of this text would be elevated, however, if riv,in were to update the reading selections for some of the critical theories.
John Fiske, Television Culture. Its title suggests a much I didn’t read the whole thing, obviously. Get to Know Us.
Rosalie Colie, Reason and Liteeary This was a “required” book for my graduate class in Literary Theory. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 20, Faye Hollidaye rated it really liked it Shelves: An Anthology Julie Rivkin Limited preview – It introduces us to literary movements, essays and well known writers, scholars and philosophers.
It is very lengthy and each essay is very long and very difficult to read unless you love to read about phonology for fun. Theorizing Transnational Studies of Sexuality I have had to rely on other publications to supplement this book. I picked it up on my daughter’s shelf and started looking – and was amazed to find I could barely understand a single sentence! Cleanth Brooks, The Formalist Critics. Remembering the Land in King Lear Viktor Shklovsky Art as Technique.
I will also be referencing this book in future college classes as the anthology has so many great essays from leaders in the world of theory and cultural change. A beast of a book, for sure.
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Suzanne Miller aka Laughing Scholar. It is much too difficult. Diversity is also missing from the queer reading selections. Part Three Phenomenology Reception Ethics. I was horrified that none of my lecturers had even referenced any of this material in the seventies. The Baby or the Violin: It is an invaluable resource for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from The Transference of the Kingdom 9 Theory in Practice: