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  1. Kenneth Burke

    Rhetoric and Ideology

    By Stephen Bygrave

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    Kenneth Burke: Rhetoric and Ideology is a lucid and accessible introduction to a major twentieth-century thinker those ideas have influenced fields as diverse as literary theory, philosophy, linguistics, politics and anthropology. Stephen Bygrave explores the content of Burke's vast output of work,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. William Empson

    Prophet Against Sacrifice

    By Paul H. Fry

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    William Empson: Prophet Against Sacrifice provides the most coherent account of Empson's diverse career to date. While exploring the richness of Empson's comic genius, Paul H. Fry serves to discredit the appropriation of his name in recent polemic by the conflicting parties of deconstruction and...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Geoffrey Hartman

    Criticism as Answerable Style

    By G. Douglas Atkins

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    `The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Antonio Gramsci

    Beyond Marxism and Postmodernism

    By Renate Holub

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    This book provides the first detailed account of Gramsci's work in the context of current critical and socio-cultural debates. Renate Holub argues that Gramsci was ahead of his time in offering a theory of art, politics and cultural production. Gramsci's achievement is discussed particularly in...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Ezra Pound as Literary Critic

    By Emeritus Professor K K Ruthven, K. K. Ruthven

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    Bringing some of the insights of modern critical theory to bear on a great deal of information about Pound's activities as a literary critic (some of it made available only recently), K.K. Ruthven provides a provocative re-reading of a major modernist writer who dominated the discourse of modernism....

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Mikhail Bakhtin

    The Word in the World

    By Graham Pechey

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    Mikhail Bakhtin is one of the most influential theorists of philosophy as well as literary studies. His work on dialogue and discourse has changed the way in which we read texts – both literary and cultural – and his practice of philosophy in literary refraction and philological exploration has...

    Published April 10th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Raymond Williams

    Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism

    By John Higgins

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    Raymond Williams' prolific output is increasingly recognised as the most influential body of work on literary and cultural studies in the past fifty years. This book provides the most comprehensive study to date of the theoretical and historical context of Williams' thinking on literature, politics...

    Published March 18th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Jacques Derrida

    Opening Lines

    By Dr Marian Hobson, Marian Hobson

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    In Jacques Derrida: Opening Lines, Marian Hobson gives us a thorough and elegant analysis of this controversial and seminal contemporary thinker. Looking closely at the language and the construction of some of Derrida's philosophy, Hobson suggests the way he writes, indeed the fact he writes in...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  9. Roman Jakobson

    Life, Language and Art

    By Richard Bradford

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    In Roman Jakobson Richard Bradford reasserts the value of Jakobson's work, arguing that he has a great deal to offer contemporary critical theory and providing a critical appraisal the sweep of Jakobson's career. Bradford re-establishes Jakobson's work as vital to our understanding of the...

    Published April 14th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Northrop Frye

    The Theoretical Imagination

    By Jonathan Hart

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 7th 1994 by Routledge

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