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Greimas, Algirdas Julien

James Carney

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Algirdas Julien GreimasIntroductionAlgirdas Julien Greimas (b. 1917–d. 1992) was a French Lithuanian semiotician who worked on discourse linguistics, ...

Guattari, Félix

Andrew Goffey

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Félix GuattariIntroductionPierre-Félix Guattari (b. 1930–d. 1992) is crucially important for understanding the intellectual scene of postwar France, a...

Habermas, Jürgen

Andrew Edgar

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Jürgen HabermasIntroductionJürgen Habermas (b. 1929) is a German philosopher and social theorist. Early in his career, he was associated with the Fran...

Hartman, Geoffrey

Gina MacKenzie

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Geoffrey HartmanIntroductionGeoffrey H. Hartman is one of the most important literary critics of the 20th century. His work spans six decades, beginni...

Hemispheric Studies

Renee Hudson

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Hemispheric StudiesIntroductionRecently, hemispheric studies has gained traction within American studies scholarship. The field tends to be dominated ...

Hillis-Miller, J.

Éamonn Dunne

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

J. Hillis-MillerIntroductionJ. Hillis Miller (b. 15 March 1928) is described by Julian Wolfreys as the most significant North American literary critic...

Holocaust Literature

Matthew Boswell

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Holocaust LiteratureIntroductionIn a 1977 lecture collected in Dimensions of the Holocaust, the Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel famously argued: “If th...

Human Rights and Literature

Pramod K. Nayar

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Human Rights and LiteratureIntroductionThe field of human rights (HR) and literature has expanded in the last two decades. Fiction, poetry, memoirs, a...

Humanitarian Fiction

Rob Breton

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Humanitarian FictionIntroductionThe term “humanitarian fiction” means different things to different people and has had its meaning modified many times...

Hutcheon, Linda

Geert Lernout

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Linda HutcheonIntroductionLinda Hutcheon (b. 1947 as Linda Bortolotti) grew up in Toronto, where she did her honors bachelor of arts in modern languag...

Imperial Masculinity

Praseeda Gopinath

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Imperial MasculinityIntroductionMasculinity, even within the frames of masculinity studies where it is contested, is difficult to define. For the purp...

Irigaray, Luce

Claire Colebrook

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Luce IrigarayIntroductionLuce Irigaray (1932–) is a Belgian-born philosopher (holding a 1955 master’s degree from the University of Louvain) who moved...

Jameson, Fredric

Sean Homer

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Fredric JamesonIntroductionFredric Jameson (b. 14 April 1934) is North America’s leading Marxist cultural theorist and critic. He is the Knut Schmidt-...

JanMohamed, Abdul R.

Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Abdul R. JanmohamedIntroductionAbdul R. JanMohamed (b. 1945) has made a seminal contribution to postcolonial and black studies since the early 1980s. ...

Johnson, Barbara

Keja Valens

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Barbara JohnsonIntroductionBarbara Johnson (b. 1947–d. 2009) bridged the heyday of deconstruction and the turn to theory in the 1970s and the ascendan...

Kagame, Alexis

Jean-Paul Martinon

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Alexis KagameIntroductionAlexis Kagame (b. 1912–d. 1981) was a Rwandan philosopher, theologian, linguist, historian, poet, translator, and Catholic pr...

Kolodny, Annette

Stephanie A. Smith

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Annette KolodnyIntroductionAnnette Kolodny (b. 21 August 1941) is an American literary and cultural critic and College of Humanities Professor Emerita...

Kristeva, Julia

Gina MacKenzie

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Julia KristevaIntroductionJulia Kristeva is a seminal figure in modern psychoanalytic, linguistic, and feminist criticism. A native of Bulgaria, Krist...

Lacan, Jacques

Eugene O'Brien

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Jacques LacanIntroductionJacques Marie Émile Lacan was born on April 13, 1901, and died on September 9, 1981. He was a French psychoanalyst and philos...

Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe

John McKeane

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Philippe Lacoue-LabartheIntroductionPhilippe Lacoue-Labarthe (b. 1940–d. 2007) was a professor of aesthetic philosophy, but also a poet, translator, a...

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