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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...

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 ...

Richards, I. A.

John Paul Russo

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

I. A. RichardsIntroductionIvor Armstrong Richards (b. 26 February 1893; d. 7 September 1979) is among the most and influential theorists and critics o...

Ronell, Avital

Diane Davis

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Avital RonellIntroductionAvital Ronell (b. 1952) is one of the most important critical thinkers in early-21st-century United States. Her work embraces...

Rosenblatt, Louse

John R. Shook

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Louise RosenblattIntroductionLouise Rosenblatt (b. 1904–d. 2005) was a highly influential thinker in literary and critical theory, reading pedagogy, a...

Said, Edward

Ned Curthoys

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Edward SaidIntroductionEdward Said (b. 1935–d. 2003) was an immensely influential literary and cultural critic and one of the world’s foremost public ...

Semiotics

Stéphanie Walsh Matthews

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

SemioticsIntroductionSemiotics, the study of signs, has experienced a great rise in interest since the 1990s primarily through its application in the ...

Settler Colonialism

Alicia Cox

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Settler ColonialismIntroductionSettler colonialism is an ongoing system of power that perpetuates the genocide and repression of indigenous peoples an...

Socialist/Marxist Feminism

Wendy Lynne Lee

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Socialist/Marxist FeminismIntroductionThe long arc of Marxist scholarship certainly reaches many domains—economics, sociology, political ecology. Howe...

Stiegler, Bernard

Patrick Crogan

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Bernard StieglerIntroductionBernard Stiegler (b. 1 April 1952), officer of the Ordre des Artes et des Lettres (2016), is a French philosopher and cult...

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