• Genette
    STRUCTURALISM-GERARD GENETTE. Centre for Post –Graduate Studies Prof.S.Jayaraman & Research in English, email:jayaraman121@gmail.com Muslim Arts College, Thiruvithancode-629174. How does Gerard Genette view the nature of literary criticism?...
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  • Genette
    Gerard Genette. Structuralism and Literary criticism. “Gerard Genette’s structuralism is, to some extent, like the ‘close reading’ of the Americans or the ‘verbal analysis’ of F. R. Leavis”—Justify. How does Genette elucidate the meaning and scope of structuralism? Gerard...
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  • gerard genette
    Gerard Genette: Structuralism and Literary Criticism What is structuralism? How is it applied to the study of literature? Structuralism (Structuralist Criticism): It is the offshoot of certain developments in linguistics and anthropology. Saussure’s mode of the synchronic study of language was...
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  • Structuralistic Criticism and Gerard Genette
    Gerard Genette writes at the outset in his essay ‘Structuralism and Literary Criticism’ that methods developed for the study of one discipline could be satisfactorily applied to the study of other discipline as well. This is what he calls “intellectual bricolage ’, borrowing a term from Claude Levi-Strauss...
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  • Don Quixote
    inquiry for more than four decades, despite its increasing “centrifugal tendencies” (Barry Barry, Jackson G. (1990). “Narratology‟s Centrifugal Force: A Literary Perspective on the Extensions of Narrative Theory.” Poetics Today 11, 295–307.1990), testifies to its cohesion as a system of scientific practices...
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  • Formalism and New Criticism
    Formalism and New Criticism “Formalism” is, as the name implies, an interpretive approach that emphasizes literary form and the study of literary devices within the text. The work of the Formalists had a general impact on later developments in “Structuralism” and other theories of narrative. “Formalism...
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  • Ian Mcewan's Atonement
    in Time (1987), won the Whitbread Novel Award, Amsterdam the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1998, and Atonement (2001) was prized for the W. H. Smith Literary Award, adapted for a movie, and the film was released in 2007. In his novels and writings, the subject matters are as varied as his choice of genre...
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  • A Narrative Reading of “All Women are Very Similar”
    Sepideh Siyavashi Based on Gerard Genette’s Theory Ramineh Rezazadeh 7/13/2013 Introduction Sepideh Siavashi , (born in 1986 in Iran) writes short stories...
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  • Structuralism
    A Brief Introduction to Structuralism Zhu Gang The English word “structure” comes from structum, the past participle of the Latin struere, meaning “put in order.” There are two kinds of structuralism: structuralism as a mode of thinking, a general tendency of thought, or a philosophical view...
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  • White Lilac
    L iterary Theory Second Edition F or Charles Swann and Raymond Williams Literary Theory An Introduction SECOND EDITION Terry Eagleton St Catherine '5 College Oxford Blackwell Publishing © 1983,1996 by Terry Eagleton BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5020...
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  • Beware of the Dog Analysis
    more than his name, rank and number. This story will be analyzed according to Gérard Genette, a French literary theorist, associated in particular with the theory of structuralism taking into account the concepts of Genette´s narratology. The first concept is order, it has to do with the structure...
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  • Student
    LITERARY THEORY: A Very Short Introduction Jonathan Culler OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction ‘Jonathan Culler has always been about the best person around at explaining literary theory without oversimplifying it or treating it with polemical bias. Literary...
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  • Structuralism and Interpretation Ernest Hemingway's Cat in Ther Ain
    novel as a distinctive and eventually dominant literary form finally exposed the poverty of neoclassical narrative theory, without for a long time generating anything much more satisfactory. The realistic novel set peculiar problems for any formalist criticism because it worked by disguising or denying its...
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  • Why Study Literature
    an opinion on a topic. Literary Criticism Overview For all its shortcomings, literary criticism still provides the poet with the tools for self-evaluation and self-improvement. It introduces work of periods and cultures different in theme and treatment. Literary criticism comes in various shapes...
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  • Saussure Overview
    Continental European philosophy, linguistics, social sciences such as anthropology in particular, and literary criticism, among others, giving rise to the movement which would come to be called Structuralism. Although Saussure termed his philosophy of language ‘semiology,’ the name which has come to stick...
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  • Feminism
    . A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory Fifth edition RAMAN SELDEN PETER WIDDOWSON PETER BROOKER . A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory . . A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory FIFTH EDITION Raman Selden Peter Widdowson Peter Brooker ...
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  • Narratology
    concepts and shows how to put it to work in the analysis of fiction. The definitions are based on a number of classical introductions -specifically, Genette (1980 [1972]; 1988 [1983], key terms: voice, homo- and heterodiegetic, focalization); Chatman (1978, key terms: overtness, covertness), Lanser...
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  • The Lotus Eater
    extract that inlaid meaning from texts. Such an idea seems quite simple and obvious. Yet it faces today a kind of radical challenge. The contemporary literary and cultural theorists have questioned its validity from various points of view. After Saussure and others, a text is commonly seen as lacking any...
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  • Dictionary of Literary Terms
    The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is a twenty-first century update of Roger Fowler’s seminal Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms. Bringing together original entries written by such celebrated theorists as Terry Eagleton and Malcolm Bradbury ...
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  • The Phallocentrism in ‘If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller’ and the Feminism in ‘Mrs. Dalloway’
    The Phallocentrism in ‘If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller’ and the Feminism in ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ All literary texts, according to Bennett and Royle (153-154), can be thought about in terms of how they represent gender difference and how far they may be said to reinforce or question gender stereotypes...
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