A History of Literary Criticism and Theory
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A History of Literary Criticism and Theory  (English, Paperback, M. A. R. Habib)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • ISBN: 9788126533985, 8126533986
  • Edition: 2012
  • Pages: 848
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  • 2012
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  • Introduction.

    Part I: Ancient Greek Criticism.

    • Plato (428-ca. 347 BC).
    • Aristotle (348-322 BC).

    Part II: The Traditions of Rhetoric.

    • Greek Rhetoric (Protagoras, Gorgias, Antihon, Lysias, Isocrates, Plato, Aristotle).
    • The Hellenistic Period and Roman Rhetoric. (Rhetorica, Cicero, Quintilian).

    Part III: Greek and Latin Criticism During the Roman Empire.

    • Horace (65-8 BC).
    • Longinus (First Century AD).
    • Neo-Platonism. (Plotinus, Macrobius, Boethius).

    Part IV: The Medieval Era.

    • The Early Middle Ages (St. Augustine).
    • The Later Middle Ages (Hugh of St. Victor, John of Salisbury, Dante Alighieri, Geoffrey de Hugh of St. Victor, John of Salisbury, Dante Alighieri, Geoffrey de Vinsauf, IBN Rushd (Averroe), St. Thomas Aquinas).
    • Transitions: Medieval Humanism (Giovanni Boccaccio, Christine de Pisan).

    Part V: The Early Modern Period to the Enlightment.

    • The Early Modern Period (Giambattista Giraldi, Lodovico Castelvetro, Giacopo Mazzoni, Torquato Tasso, Joachim Du Bellay, Pierre de Ronsard, Sir Philip Sidney, Torquato Tasso, Joachim Du Bellay, Pierre de Ronsard, Sir Philip Sidney, George Gascoigne, George Puttenham).
    • Neoclassical Literary Criticism (Pierre Corneille, Nicolas Boileau, John Dryden, Aleancer Pope, Aphra Behn, Samuel Johnson).
    • The Enlightenment (John Locke, Joseph Addison, Giambattista Vico, David Hume, Edmund Burke, Mary Wollstonecraft).

    Part VI: The Earlier Nineteenth Century and Romanticism.

    • The Kantian System and Kant's Aesthetics.
    • G. W. F. Hegel (1770-1831).
    • Romanticism (I): Germany and France (Friedrich von Schiller, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Germaine de Stael).
    • Romanticism (II): England and America (William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe).

    Part VII: The Later Nineteenth Century.

    • Realism and Naturalism (George Eliot, Emile Zola, William Dean Howells, Henry James).
    • Symbolism and Aestheticism (Charles Baudelaire, Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde).
    • The Heterological Thinkers (Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Henri Bergson, Matthew Arnold).
    • Marxism (Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Gyorgy Lukacs, Terry Eaglelton).

    Part VIII: The Twentieth Century.

    • Psychoanalytic Criticism (Freud and Lacan).
    • Formalisms (Victor Shklovsky, Boris Eichenbaum, Mikhail Bakhtin, Roman Jakobson, John Crowe Ransom, William K. Wimsatt, Monroe C. Beardsley, T. S. Eliot).
    • Structuralism (Ferdinand de Saussure, Roland Barthes).
    • Deconstruction (Jacques Derrida).
    • Feminist Criticism (Virginai Woolf, Simone de Beauvoir, Elaine Showalter, Michele Barrett, Julia Kristeva, Helene Cixous).
    • Reader-Response and Reception Theory (Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Hans Robert Jauss, Wolfgang Iser, Stanley Fish).
    • Postcolonial Criticism (Frantz Fanon, Edward Said, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Henry Loui Gate, Jr.).
    • New Historicism (Stephen Greenblatt, Michel Foucault).

    Epilogue.
    Selective Bibliography.
    Index"

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A History of Literary Criticism and Theory by M A R Habib

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