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    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 42.00

    Explores the emergence of the romance in the twelfth century. more...

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    CRC Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    Why are some critical texts more compelling, memorable, or engaging than others? Can criticism be judged as a discourse of description, explanation, and analysis alone, or do our evaluations reflect other kinds of investments in it? In this book, Geoffrey Galt Harpham argues that the most powerful and effective criticism demands to be read as an expression... more...

  • Closed Encountersby Jeffrey Wallen

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 66.00

    In a provocative and fair-minded look at current critical practices and the future of the academy, Jeffrey Wallen draws a disturbing picture of public intellectuals in search of a public and cultural critics unable to enter a dialogue with others. Taking up several of the most influential critics of recent years?Edward Said, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,... more...

  • Geographies of the Bookby Miles Ogborn; Charles W.J. Withers

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    Bringing together a multidisciplinary and international team of leading scholars, and illustrated by original empirical material, this work provides a timely synthesis to the geographies of the book, and advances new perspectives on how this area of research should be approached. more...

  • Studies on Byzantine Literature of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuriesby Alexander Kazhdan; Simon Franklin

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 37.00

    Histories of Byzantine literature tend to focus on the history of genres. The essays in this book challenge the traditional view. more...

  • Slavic Structuralismby Endre Bojtar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00

    This work examines Czech Structuralism from the mid-nineteen twenties until 1948 (J. Mukařovský, R. Jakobson, F. Vodička, R. Wellek, etc.), the Polish so-called Integral School, lasting from about 1930 until 1945, (M. Kridl, K. Budzyk, F. Siedlicki, D. Hopensztand, S. Żółkiewski), as well as R. Ingarden's views on literary criticism,... more...

  • The Reader and the Textby Diana Sorensen Goodrich

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 98.00

    Interpretative strategies for Latin American literatures more...

  • The Difference Withinby Elizabeth A. Meese; Alice A. Parker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 128.00

    The essays in this volume represent the most recent thinking collected on the problematics of feminism and critical theory, engaging the question of the relationship between these terms and the differences within each in terms of the other. As a whole, this piece of an extended conversation within feminism suggests both the illusory comfort of generic... more...

  • Feminist Critical Negotiationsby Alice A. Parker; Elizabeth A. Meese

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 128.00

    This volume is a collection of original contributions in the field of feminist critical theory which reflect upon past practices and suggest new strategies and directions for future work. The articles are presented in two non-exclusive, interactive sections: “Theorizing Feminist Criticism” and “The Feminist Writing Subject”.... more...

  • Literary Theoryby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 33.99

    A quarter of a century on from its original publication, Literary Theory: An Introduction still conjures the subversion, excitement and exoticism that characterized theory through the 1960s and 70s, when it posed an unprecedented challenge to the literary establishment. Eagleton has added a new preface to this anniversary edition to address more... more...