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Levi-Strauss, Claude

Robert Deliège

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Claude Levi-StraussIntroductionClaude Lévi-Strauss (b. 1908–d. 2009) was the most influential French anthropologist of the 20th century and is widely ...

Levinas, Emmanuel

Claire Katz

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Emmanuel LevinasIntroductionEmmanuel Levinas (b. 1906–d. 1995) was a French-Jewish thinker known primarily as the philosopher of the ‘other.’ He studi...

Literature, Dalit

Pramod K. Nayar

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Dalit LiteratureIntroductionDalit Literature is at once the expression of a “Dalit consciousness” about identity (both individual and communal), human...

Lonergan, Bernard

Patrick Byrne, Dominic Scheuring, Stephen Ferguson

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Bernard LonerganIntroductionAs with many thinkers of his generation, the Canadian philosopher and theologian Bernard Joseph Francis Xavier Lonergan, S...

Lotman, Jurij

Anna Maria Lorusso

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Jurij LotmanIntroductionJurij (or Yuri) Lotman (b. 1922–d. 1993) was a Russian semiotician and cofounder of the Tartu-Moscow school of semiotics. A Ru...

Lukács, Georg

Konstantinos Kavoulakos, Patrick Eiden-Offe

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Georg LukácsIntroductionGeorg (György) Lukács (b. 13 April 1885–d. 4 June 1971) was a Hungarian philosopher and literary theorist of Jewish origin. Hi...

Lyotard, Jean-François

Keith Crome

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Jean-François LyotardIntroductionJean-François Lyotard (b. 1924–d. 1998) is one of the most important critical thinkers of the last half-century. His ...

Marxism

Wendy Lynne Lee

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

MarxismIntroductionMarxism encompasses a wide range of both scholarly and popular work. It spans from the early, more philosophically oriented, Karl M...

Metz, Christian

Warren Buckland

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Christian MetzIntroductionThe film theory of Christian Metz (b. 1931–d. 1993) forms part of the structuralist revolution of ideas that challenged the ...

Morrison, Toni

Tessa Roynon

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Toni MorrisonIntroductionToni Morrison (b. 18 February 1931), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, is the author of eleven novels to date...

Mouffe, Chantal

Paulina Tambakaki

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Chantal MouffeIntroductionChantal Mouffe (b. 1943) is a leading political theorist best known for her post-Marxist inasmuch as her post-structuralist ...

Nancy, Jean-Luc

Ian James

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Jean-Luc NancyIntroductionJean-Luc Nancy (b. 1940) is one of France’s foremost living philosophers. His work spans several decades, from the 1970s thr...

Neo-Slave Narratives

Raquel Kennon

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Neo-Slave NarrativesIntroductionNeo-slave narratives refer to the literary genre of contemporary narratives of slavery that emerge primarily after Wor...

New Historicism

Neema Parvini

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

New HistoricismIntroductionNew historicism has been a hugely influential approach to literature, especially in studies of William Shakespeare’s works ...

New Materialism

Susan Yi Sencindiver

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

New MaterialismIntroductionNew materialism is an interdisciplinary, theoretical, and politically committed field of inquiry, emerging roughly at the m...

Partition Literature

Charlotta Salmi

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Partition LiteratureIntroductionPartition is commonly understood as the division of a state into two or more entities, where at least one successor st...

Peirce, Charles Sanders

Lucia Santaella

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Charles Sanders PeirceIntroductionCharles Sanders Peirce (b. 1839–d. 1914) was a polymath who contributed many insights to diverse sciences, from cart...

Philosophy of Theater, The

Michael Y. Bennett

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

The Philosophy of TheaterIntroductionTheater—i.e., traditional text-based theater—is often considered the art form that most closely resembles lived l...

Post-Structuralism

Andrea Hurst

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Post-StructuralismIntroductionPost-structuralism denotes a way of theorizing that emerged around the 1950s, predominantly in France, among otherwise e...

Postcolonial Theory

J Daniel Elam

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Postcolonial TheoryIntroductionPostcolonial theory is a body of thought primarily concerned with accounting for the political, aesthetic, economic, hi...

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