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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 36.95
Literature, like the visual arts, poses its own philosophical problems. While literary theorists have discussed the nature of literature intensively, analytic philosophers have usually dealt with literary problems either within the general framework of aesthetics or else in a way that is accessible only to a philosophical audience. The present book... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 38.00
Recent literary scholarship has seen a shift of interest away from questions of attribution. This book is the first comprehensive survey of the field from a literary perspective to appear for forty years. Written with wit and erudition, this book will make this intriguing field accessible for students and scholars. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 29.99
Renowned scholar Elaine Scarry's book, The Body in Pain, has been called by Susan Sontag "extraordinary...large-spirited, heroically truthful." The Los Angeles Times called it "brilliant, ambitious, and controversial." Now Oxford has collected some of Scarry's most provocative writing. This collection of essays deals with the complicated problems of... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 39.78
Providing an overview of literary theory in Europe, this guide presents the ideas within European 'theory', focusing on the thought of major voices in poetics, philosophy, linguistics, and psychoanalysis, as well as in literary and cultural studies. The essays examine how conceptions of subjectivity, identity, and gender have been questioned. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00
Psychoanalytic readings of Joyce abound, despite Joyce's deliberate attempts to resist them. Luke Thurston explores the psychoanalytic directions in Joycean criticism that this very antagonism has produced, especially Lacan's notion of the unreadable in Joyce's writing. This study should be essential reading for students of Joyce, literary theory and... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 31.95
Exploring ideas from a diverse range of disciplines, this text encourages the reader to develop a deeper understanding of how to approach the written word. It includes almost 200 fully cross-referenced dictionary entries; illustrations drawn from literature, film and contemporary culture; a dictionary of terms and thinkers; and more. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 25.85
Presents the student of literary and critical studies with a range of definitions of the significant terms and concepts used in psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist, and postcolonial literary studies. This volume also provides useful discussions of the main areas of literary, critical and cultural theory. more...