Literary and Critical Theory - I - Oxford Bibliographies

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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...

Postmodernism

Hans Bertens

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

PostmodernismIntroductionThe terms “postmodern” and “postmodernism” first of all referred to new departures in the arts, in literature, and in archite...

Psychoanalytic Theory

Matthew Sharpe, Andrew Sims

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Psychoanalytic TheoryIntroductionSince its inception with the groundbreaking works of Freud, psychoanalytic theory has branched out from Freud’s clini...

Queer Medieval

Albrecht Classen

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Queer MedievalGeneral OverviewsFollowing increasing popularity in the study the history of gender and sexuality in the Middle Ages since the middle of...

Race and Disability

Dennis Tyler

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Race and DisabilityIntroductionIn recent years, a small but significant body of work has appeared addressing the intersections of race and disability ...

Rancière, Jacques

Oliver Davis

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Jacques RancièreIntroductionJacques Rancière (b. 1940) is a French philosopher and cultural critic whose work spans history, politics, philosophy, art...

Ransom, John Crowe

Kieran Quinlan

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

John Crowe RansomIntroductionJohn Crowe Ransom (b. 30 April 1888–d. 3 July 1974) was an American poet, Southern Agrarian, literary critic, and editor ...

Reader Response Theory

Susan Browne, Xiufang Chen, Faten Baroudi, Esra Sevinc

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Reader Response TheoryIntroductionThis annotated bibliography presents influential work in the area of reader response theory. While providing an over...

Rich, Adrienne

Carmen Birkle

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Adrienne RichIntroductionAdrienne Cecile Rich (b. 16 May 1929 in Baltimore, MD; d. 27 March 2012 in Santa Cruz, CA) is one of the best-known feminist ...

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