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Author Rapaport, Herman, 1947- , author

Title The literary theory toolkit : a compendium of concepts and methods / Herman Rapaport

Publ Info Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
©2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RIC  PN441 .R37 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN441 .R37 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN441 .R37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: Preface -- Chapter 1: Introductory Tools for Literary Analysis -- 1.1. Basics -- 1.2. Common Critical Practices -- 1.3. Literary Language -- 1.4. Hermeneutics -- 1.5. Major 20th Century Schools of Critical Analysis -- 1.6. Socio-Political Analyses -- Chapter 2: Tools for Reading Narrative -- 2.1. Story and Plot: Fabula and Syuzhet -- 2.2. Order -- 2.3. Mimesis/Diegesis -- 2.4. Free Indirect Discourse -- 2.5. Interior Monologue -- 2.6. Diachronic and Synchronic -- 2.7. Intertextuality -- 2.8. Dialogism -- 2.9. Chronotope -- 2.10. Character Zone -- 2.11. Focalization -- 2.12. Narrative Codes -- Chapter 3: Tools for Reading Poetry -- 3.1. Tropes -- 3.2. Elision -- 3.3. Resemblance -- 3.4. Objective Correlative -- 3.5. Language Poetry -- 3.6. The New Sentence -- 3.7. Sound Poetry/Concrete Poetry -- 3.8. Prosody -- Chapter 4: Tools for Analyzing Performance -- 4.1. Performance Studies -- 4.2. Realist Theatre: Total Acting -- 4.3. Konstantin Stanislavski -- 4.4. Lee Strasberg (The Method), David Mamet (Practical Aesthetics), Mary Overlie (The Six Viewpoints Approach) -- 4.5. Epic Theatre -- 4.6. Theater of Cruelty -- 4.7. Actions -- 4.8. Play -- 4.9. Happenings -- 4.10. Performance Art -- 4.11. Guerrila Theatre -- Chapter 5: Tools for Reading Texts as Systems -- 5.1. Aristotle and Form -- 5.2. The Literary Work as Object of Rational Empiricism -- 5.3. Saussurean Linguistics -- 5.4. Levi-Strauss and Structuralism -- 5.5. Roman Jakobson's Communication Model -- 5.6. Roland Barthes' Hierarchical Structures -- 5.7. Ideality and Phenomenology of the Literary Object: Husserl and Derrida -- 5.8. Dissemination -- 5.9. Structure as Rhizome: Deleuze and Guattari -- 5.10. Permutation -- 5.11. Undecidability: Derrida, Gödel, Lacan -- 5.12. Simulating Systems: Baudrillard -- 5.13. Multiplicity: Badiou -- Chapter 6: Tools for Social Analysis -- 6.1. The Public Sphere -- 6.2. Ideology -- 6.3. Theories of Power -- 6.4. The Social Relation
LC subject Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
ISBN 9781405170482 (hardback)
1405170484 (hardback)
9781405170475 (pbk.)
1405170476 (pbk.)