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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...

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...

Leavis, F. R.

Richard Storer

Subject: Literary and Critical Theory »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

F. R. LeavisIntroductionF. R. (Frank Raymond) Leavis (b. 14 July 1895–d. 14 April 1978) is often described as one of the most influential figures in t...

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...

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