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de Certeau, Michel

Inigo Bocken

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Michel de CerteauIntroductionMichel de Certeau (b. 1925–d. 9 January 1986), historian, cultural theorist, psychoanalyst, and theologian, was one of th...

de Man, Paul

Martin McQuillan

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Paul de ManIntroductionPaul de Man (b. 1919–d. 1983) was one of the most influential literary theorists of the second half of the 20th century. He is ...

de Saussure, Ferdinand

Boris Gasparov

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Ferdinand de SaussureIntroductionFerdinand de Saussure (b. 1857–d. 1913, Geneva) is widely recognized as the founder of modern theoretical linguistics...

Deconstruction

Joshua Kates

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

DeconstructionIntroductionDeconstruction initially translates a term coined by the French philosopher (and arch-deconstructionist) Jacques Derrida. Ra...

Deleuze, Gilles

Jing Yin, Paul Patton

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Gilles DeleuzeIntroductionGilles Deleuze was one of the most important French philosophers of the second half of the 20th century. Born in 1925, he st...

Derrida, Jacques

Darin Tenev

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Jacques DerridaIntroductionJacques Derrida (b. 1930–d. 2004) is a French thinker most often associated with what came to be known after him as deconst...

Diaspora

Françoise Král

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

DiasporaIntroductionThe term “diaspora” was a neologism coined by the translators of the Hebraic Bible into Greek in the 3rd century bc, and derived f...

Dollimore, Jonathan

Christopher Marlow

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Jonathan DollimoreIntroductionJonathan Dollimore (b. 1948) is a writer and academic whose work on early modern literature, desire, and sexuality has b...

Du Bois, W.E.B.

James Ford

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

W.E.B. Du BoisIntroductionWilliam Edward Burghardt Du Bois (b. 1868–d. 1963) made field-altering contributions, stretching from the 1890s until the 19...

Eagleton, Terry

James Smith

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Terry EagletonIntroductionTerry Eagleton (b. 1943) has been one of the most influential British literary critics and literary theorists of the postwar...

Ecocriticism

Derek Gladwin

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

EcocriticismIntroductionEcocriticism is a broad way for literary and cultural scholars to investigate the global ecological crisis through the interse...

English Colonial Discourse and India

Pramod K. Nayar

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

English Colonial Discourse and IndiaIntroductionEnglish protocolonial and colonial discourses constructed India across multiple fields in the 1600–194...

Environmental Ethics

Wendy Lynne Lee

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Environmental EthicsIntroductionWhile many disciplines have begun to take the environment, its inhabitants, ecosystems, biotic diversity, and future s...

Fanon, Frantz

Anthony Alessandrini

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Frantz FanonIntroductionFrantz Fanon (b. 1925–d. 1961)—psychiatrist, political theorist, poet, polemicist, diplomat, journalist, soldier, doctor, play...

Feminism, Transnational

Asha Nadkarni, Subhalakshmi Gooptu

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Transnational FeminismIntroductionTransnational feminism developed out of postcolonial and women of color feminisms, both of which critiqued the idea ...

Foucault, Michel

Mark Kelly

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Michel FoucaultIntroductionMichel Foucault (b. 15 October 1926–d. 25 June 1984) was a French philosopher whose discipline-straddling work came to be t...

Frankfurt School

Douglas Kellner

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Frankfurt SchoolIntroductionThe term “Frankfurt School” refers to the work of members of the Institut für Sozialforschung (Institute for Social Resear...

Freud, Sigmund

Benjamin Poore

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Sigmund FreudIntroductionThe psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (b. 6 May 1856–d. 23 September 1939) was one of the most controversial and innovative thinker...

Frye, Northrop

Diane Dubois

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Northrop FryeIntroductionHerman Northrop Frye (July 14, 1912–January 23, 1991) was misunderstood for decades as a literary taxonomist or member of the...

Genet, Jean

Mairéad Hanrahan

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Jean GenetIntroductionJean Genet (b. 19 December 1910–d. 15 April 1986) was a 20th-century French poet, novelist, playwright, film director, essayist,...

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