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Contemporary Fiction and the Uses of Theory

by Greaney, Michael, Dr

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


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This topical study examines the "novelizations" of radical literary theory in the work of A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Umberto Eco, John Fowles, Richard Powers and many other leading novelists. It offers a comprehensive analysis of the "post-theoretical novel", and traces an alternative history of the "theory revolution" in recent literary fiction.

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LC ClassificationsPR808
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource]
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27027007M
ISBN 101280862335
ISBN 109781280862335
OCLC/WorldCa823858301

Sep 01,  · "Mediation" is the term James Ruppert uses to describe his theory of reading Native American fiction. Focusing on the novels of six major contemporary American writers--N. Scott Momaday, James Welch, Leslie Marmon Silko, Gerald Vizenor, D'Arcy McNickle, and Louise Erdrich--Ruppert analyzes the ways these writers draw upon their bicultural heritage, guiding Native and non-Native . Aug 04,  · Buy Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Robert Eaglestone (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book /5(13).

Jan 01,  · In this series of essays, the authors aim to analyze the relationship between contemporary literary theory and its practice. The authors have selected twelve of the most prominent, influential and far-reaching theoretical positions currently available, such as hermeneutics, archetypal criticism, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, feminism and Marxism. [These summaries of contemporary literary and critical theory are based upon Harmon and Holman's A Handbook to Literature (see "References" below). For an example of how these various approaches illuminate a specific literary text, see the author's application of them to Robert Browning's "My Last Duchess."] Feminist.

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Contemporary Fiction and the Uses of Theory by Greaney, Michael, Dr Download PDF EPUB FB2

Contemporary Fiction and the Uses of Theory is a study of the reception and representation of critical theory in literary fiction since the s. Despite its reputation as the bete noire of creative writers, critical theory has become a major imaginative resource for authors of contemporary fiction, who have pitched vigorously into debates around the death of the author, the demise of.

This topical study examines the 'novelizations' of radical literary theory in the work of A.S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Umberto Eco, John Fowles, Richard Powers and many other leading novelists.

It offers a comprehensive analysis of the 'post-theoretical novel', and traces an alternative history of the 'theory revolution' in recent literary fiction.

Get this from a library. Contemporary fiction and the uses of theory: the novel from structuralism to postmodernism. [Michael Greaney] -- This book examines the representation, or "novelizations" of literary critical theory (structuralism, poststructuralism, postmodernism) in contemporary fiction, and traces an alternative history of.

Get this from a library. Contemporary fiction and the uses of theory: the novel from structuralism to postmodernism. [Michael Greaney] -- Contemporary Fiction and the Uses of Theory is a study of the reception and representation of critical theory in literary fiction since the s.

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Drawing upon a diverse range of theoretical schools and cultural texts, including Thing Theory, Marxism, New Formalism, playlists, blogs, and archival manuscripts, the book proposes a new understanding of maximalist writing and a new way of approaching the usefulness.

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