Deconstruction and critical theory / Peter V. Zima ; translated by Rainer Emig.
- English edition.
- London, [England] ; New York, New York : Continuum, 2002.
1 online resource (240 p.)
Criticism -- History -- 20th century.
- Electronic books.
- This book surveys the main schools and theorists of deconstruction, establishing their philosophical roots and tracing their intellectual development. It analyses their contribution to the understanding of literature and ideology, comparing their critical value and exploring the critical reaction to deconstruction and its limitations. The text is designed for students who wish to understand how and why deconstruction has become the dominant tool of the humanities. Deconstruction and Critical Theory marks a new stage in the reception history of Derrida''s work and in the wider philosophical d
- Contents; Preface; 1 Aesthetic Theory, Dialectic and Deconstruction; 2 Derrida: Deconstruction, Philosophy and Literary Theory; 3 Paul de Man: Rhetoric and Aporia; 4 J. Hillis Miller, or Criticism as Ethics; 5 Geoffrey Hartman: Romantic and Nietzschean; 6 Harold Bloom: Influence and Misreading; 7 Critique of Deconstruction; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Emig, Rainer, 1964- translator.
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