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On literary theory and philosophy

On literary theory and philosophy

a cross-disciplinary encounter

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Published by Macmillan Academic and Professional in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy and literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Richard Freadman and Lloyd Reinhardt.
    ContributionsFreadman, Richard., Reinhardt, Lloyd.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,281p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14999474M
    ISBN 100333521293

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    Literary Theory, A Very Short Introduction by Professor Jonathan Culler, takes the approach in describing the subject of literary theory that it is more beneficial to discuss the overall impact of the discipline rather than enter the debate arena and address the questions and controversy that linger about it. Hook’s book is a very good introduction to the relationship between postcolonial theory and psychology (and psychoanalysis). Drawing on works by Homi Bhabha, Frantz Fanon, and others, Hook analyzes anticolonial, postcolonial, and critical race theory approaches to and critiques of psychology.

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Philosophy & Critical Theory. The principle aim of this book is to explore the relationship between contemporary literary theory and analytic philosophy. The volume addresses this issue in two ways: first, through four exchanges between, on the one hand, proponents of avant-garde literary theory and, on the other, proponents of analytic philosophy (or of related literary critical positions); and second, through three cross.

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