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Theory's empire : an anthology of dissent / edited by Daphne Patai and Will H. Corral.

Book Book (c2005.)
Description: ix, 725 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2005.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 0231134177 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0231134169 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 1. Theory, what theory? / Valentine Cunningham -- 2. Destroying literary studies / Rene Wellek -- 3. Traveling through American criticism / Tzvetan Todorov -- 4. rise and fall of "practical" criticism : from I. A. Richards to Barthes and Derrida / Morris Dickstein -- 5. power and limits of literary theory / Richard Freadman and Seumas Miller -- 6. Is theory to blame? / John M. Ellis -- 7. Theory, theories, and principles / Denis Donoghue -- 8. linguistic unconscious : Saussure and the post-Saussureans / Raymond Tallis -- 9. Literary theory and its discontents / John R. Searle -- 10. quandaries of the referent / Vincent Descombes -- 11. great dichotomy / Wendell V. Harris -- 12. deconstructive angel / M. H. Abrams -- 13. grand academy of theory / Frederick Crews -- 14. Theorrhea and kulturkritik / J. G. Merquior -- 15. Masters and demons / Brian Vickers -- 16. debate over the wartime writings of Paul de Man : the language of setting the record straight / Alan B. Spitzer -- 17. Presentism : postmodernism, poststructuralism, postcolonialism / Graham Good -- 18. Preface for a post-postcolonial criticism / Erin O'Connor -- 19. Author! author! : reconstructing Roland Barthes / Clara Claiborne Park -- 20. French intellectual habitus and literary culture / Niilo Kauppi -- 21. Social constructionism : philosophy for the academic workplace / Mark Bauerlein -- 22. Bad writing / D. G. Myers -- 23. Everyman an ubermensch : the culture of cultural studies / Stephen Adam Schwartz -- 24. end of theory, the rise of the profession : a rant in search of responses / Geoffrey Galt Harpham -- 25. cant of identity / Todd Gitlin -- 26. gender fallacy / William C. Dowling -- 27. Feminism's perverse effects / Elaine Marks -- 28. Queer theory, literature, and the sexualization of everything : the gay science / Lee Siegel -- 29. Battle of the Bien-Pensant / Kwame Anthony Appiah -- 30. Oppositional opposition / Harold Fromm -- 31. Silence is consent, or curse ye Meroz! / Richard Levin -- 32. Criticism as displacement / Jeffrey Wallen -- 33. Thick aestheticism and thin nativism / Russell Jacoby -- 34. Casualties of the culture wars / Eugene Goodheart -- 35. Rationality/science / Noam Chomsky -- 36. furor over Impostures Intellectuelles : what is all the fuss about? / Jean Bricmont and Alan Sokal -- 37. sleep of reason / Thomas Nagel -- 38. Staying for an answer : the untidy process of groping for truth / Susan Haack -- 39. What is social construction? / Paul A. Boghossian -- 40. Postcolonial science studies : ending "epistemic violence" / Meera Nanda -- 41. Literature and theory : notes on the research programs of the 1980s / David Bromwich -- 42. Changing epochs / Frank Kermode -- 43. Making knowledge : bioepistemology and the foundations of literary theory / Nancy Easterlin -- 44. Literature and fiction / Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen -- 45. Literary aesthetics and the aims of criticism / Paisley Livingston -- 46. Crisis in the humanities? : reconfiguring literary study for the twenty-first century / Marjorie Perloff -- 47. Hippocratic oath for the pluralist / Wayne C. Booth.
Authors: Patai, Daphne, 1943- (Added Author). Corral, Wilfrido H. (Wilfrido Howard) (Added Author).
Citation: Patai, Daphne. "Theory's empire : an anthology of dissent." New York : Columbia University Press, 2005.
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