• 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
    Centre for Post-Graduate Studies Prof.S.Jayaraman. & Research in English, Email:jayaraman121@gmail.com Muslim Arts College, Thiruvithancode-629174. Gerard Genette. Structuralism and Literary criticism. “Gerard Genette’s...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Don Quixote
    (Genette, Gérard ([1983] 1988). Narrative Discourse Revisited. Ithaca: Cornell UP.1983). [55] 3.4 Poststructuralist Narratology: 1980–1990 [56] The following decade was dominated by two major trends: a widening of narratology’s scope beyond literary narrative and the importing of concepts and...
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  • Ian Mcewan's Atonement
    explore the narrative modes and tactics that McEwan utilizes in his novel, Atonement. One of the most important figures in the field of narratology is Gerard Genette. Genette develops his narrative theory by means of a detailed study of Marcel Proust’s seven-volume work, Remembrance of Things Past...
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  • Beware of the Dog Analysis
    Air Force is here to see him. However, knowing he is in France, and a prisoner of war, Peter refuses to tell the man anything 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...
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  • Structuralism
    view, and the narrower definition relating it to a method of inquiry, deriving chiefly from linguistics. Structuralism as a way of thinking can be traced back at least to Aristotle, whose Poetica is an interpretation of literary structure. G. Vico’s The New Science may also be a modern...
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  • White Lilac
    Beckett; it means breaking with the very ways literature, literary criticism and its supporting social values are defined. The twentieth century had another enormous nail in its literary theoretical armoury with which to fix the literary work once and for all. That nail was called structuralism, which...
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  • A Narrative Reading of “All Women are Very Similar”
    of investigation. Gerard Genette, the most intrepid and persistent explorer in our time of the relations between criticism and poetics, is the legitimate inheritor of Sterne's pioneer enterprise. Although Genette has long been an authoritative figure in narratological circles, the full compass of...
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  • Student
    expect an explanation of terms like structuralism and deconstruction that appear in discussions of criticism. I provide that here, in a brief description of modern theoretical movements. Literary theory is not a disembodied set of ideas but a force in institutions. Theory exists in communities of...
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  • Structuralism and Interpretation Ernest Hemingway's Cat in Ther Ain
    Literature," in: Mark Schorer, Josephine Miles and Gordon McKenzie, eds., Criticism(N.Y.: Harcourt Brace), 379-392. 1957. Anatomy of Criticism(Princeton UP). FRYE. NORTHROP, 1972. "Discours du R6cit," in Figures III (Paris: Seuil). GENETTE. GERARD. GREIMAS, A.J., 1966. Semantique Structurale (Paris...
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  • Why Study Literature
    " (Richter 505). In literary analysis, a Jungian critic would look for archetypes (also see the discussion of Northrop Frye in the Structuralism section) in creative works: "Jungian criticism is generally involved with a search for the embodiment of these symbols within particular works of art...
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  • Narratology
    'discourse'). Some theorists, among them Gérard Genette, opt for a narrow meaning of the term 'narrative', restricting narratives to verbally narrated texts (Genette 1988 [1983]: 17); others (Barthes 1975 [1966], Chatman 1990, Bal 1985) argue that anything that tells a story, in whatever genre...
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  • Saussure Overview
    model of signification has had an enormous impact on several contemporary schools of 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...
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  • Feminism
    Signifying Monkey: A Theory of Afro-American Literary Criticism, A (1988) 230–1 Gautier, Théophile 58 Gay, John: Beggar’s Opera (1729) 103 Geertz, Clifford 182 Genet, Jean: Journal du voleur/Thief’s Journal, The (1949) 124, 176 Genette, Gérard 71–2, 79, 146 Gibson, William 203 Gilbert, Sandra and Gubar...
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  • Dictionary of Literary Terms
    ). Relevant journals include Comparative Criticism, Comparative Literature, Comparative Literature Studies, Comparison. GMH Competence, literary STRUCTURALISM. See POETICS, Complaint See ELEGY. Conceit A characteristic feature of much Renaissance lyric poetry, the conceit is a way...
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  • The Phallocentrism in ‘If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller’ and the Feminism in ‘Mrs. Dalloway’
    Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism. London: Routledge, 1983. Print. de Lauretis, T., Technologies of Gender: Essays on Theory, Film, and Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987. Print. Genette, G., (trans. Jane E. Lewin) Narrative Discourse. Oxford: Blackwell. 1980. Print...
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  • Foregrounding Techniques in the Yellow Dog by Martin Amis
    novel is coextensive with its linguistic structure [10, p. 802]. Twentieth-century literary criticism contains a rich variety of schools and methods – analytical, structural, rhetorical, and stylistic – but for all their important differences, they tend to share the conviction that poems are self...
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