From the New Criticism to Deconstruction
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From the New Criticism to Deconstruction : The Reception of Structuralism and Post-Structuralism

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Aims to say interesting things, both about the hybrid character of Anglo-American criticism and about the French theory that it imports and then proceeds to manhandle.show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252060024
  • 9780252060021
  • 1,683,310

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This book traces the transitions in America critical theory and practice from the 1950s to the 1980s. It also focuses on the influence of French structuralism and post-structuralism on American deconstruction within a wide-ranging context that includes literary criticism, philosophy, psychology, technology, and politics.show more

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"An important book that manages to say penetrating things both about the hybrid character of Anglo-American criticism and about the French theory that it imports and then proceeds to manhandle." -- Modern Language Reviewshow more

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