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Author Birns, Nicholas

Title Theory after theory : an intellectual history of literary theory from 1950 to the early twenty-first century / Nicholas Birns

Publ Info Peterborough, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Broadview Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN94 .B57 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 345 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foucault: deconstructing categories -- Derrida: deconstructing hierarchies -- Deconstructing gender: feminist theory -- Deconstructing privilege: anti-racist theory -- Deconstructing centrality: post-colonial theory -- Deconstructing normativity: queer theory -- Taking account of deconstruction: theory in the twenty-first century
Note Theory After Theory provides an overview of developments in literary theory after 1950. It is intended both as a handbook for readers to learn about theory and an intellectual history of the recent past in literary criticism for those interested in seeing how it fits in with the larger culture.--From publisher description
LC subject Criticism -- History -- 20th century
Criticism -- History -- 21st century
Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Link Online version: Birns, Nicholas. Theory after theory. Peterborough, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Broadview Press, c2010 (OCoLC)741709838
ISBN 9781551119335