• 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...
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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 Clau...
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  • A History of Feminist Literary Criticism
    This page intentionally left blank A HISTORY OF FEMINIST LITERARY CRITICISM Feminism has transformed the academic study of literature, fundamentally altering the canon of what is taught and setting new agendas for literary analysis. In this authoritative history of feminist literary criticis...
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  • Literary Criticism Module
    LITERATURE AND LITERARY CRITICISM Literature is the art of written works. It comes from the Latin word “littera” which means “letter” or “acquaintance with the letter”, therefore, the academic study of literature is known as “letters”. It is a form of art that refers to work...
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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 Genetteâ€...
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  • A Literary Criticism of the Novel the Firewalkers by Erwin E. Castillo
    “A Literary Criticism of the novel The Fire Walkers by Erwin E. Castillo” “We are shaped by every language and culture, drawn from every end of this Earth…” – President Barack Obama on his inaugural speech. Relation with other nations is one of the most important things for the Uni...
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  • Literary Criticism: Theory
    ENGLISH 251B (002) LITERARY CRITICISM: THEORY HH 138 Mon. & Wed.. 10 – 11:20 Instructor: Paul Kreller Telephone: (H) 519-669-2421 Office: HH 262...
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  • Types of Literary Criticism
    Types of Literary Criticism Since ancient times, readers have debated and critiqued literature from a variety of perspectives. Some have looked at a story or play from a moral stance, considering how values are represented in a text. Another critic might evaluate a poem in terms of its form. Recent...
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  • Traditional Approaches to Literary Criticism
    INTRODUCTION Young Goodman Brown is one of the best short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne written in 17th century. It dwells on the depravity of mankind even on those who are born in a state of grace. Also his grandfather John Hathorne is one of those slayers in Salem Witch Trials. He changes his su...
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  • Literary Criticism
    BIOGRAPHICAL CRITICISM Biographical criticism begins with the simple but central insight that literature is written by actual people and that understanding an author’s life can help readers more thoroughly comprehend the work. Anyone who reads the biography of a writer quickly sees how much an au...
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  • Literary Criticism
    Literary Criticism (a.k.a Critical Approaches) KWL: -What I think I know: * It’s the critical approach to any type of writing -What I want to know: *What exactly is being critiqued? I. Literary Criticism A. Definition: an informed, written analysis & evaluation of a work of li...
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  • Literary Criticism
    DEFINITION OF POSTCOLONIAL CRITICISM A type of cultural criticism, postcolonial criticism usually involves the analysis of literary texts produced in countries and cultures that have come under the control of European colonial powers at some point in their history. Alternatively, it can refer to th...
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  • 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 criticis...
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  • History of Lterary Criticism
    A History of Literary Criticism HOLA01 1 06/27/2005, 10:48 AM For Yasmeen HOLA01 2 06/27/2005, 10:48 AM A History of Literary Criticism From Plato to the Present M. A. R. Habib HOLA01 3 06/27/2005, 10:48 AM c ontents © 2005 by M. A. R. Habib BLACKWELL P...
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  • Abrahams Glossary of Literary Terms
    21 Qiossary of Literary Terms S E V E N T H E D I T I O N Si ÇCossary of Literary Verms SEVENTH EDITION M. H. ABRAMS CORNELL U N I V E R S I T Y H E I N L E & HEINLE * T H O M S O N LEARNING AUSTRALIA CANADA MEXICO SINGAPORE UNITED KINGDOM UNITED S T A T E S HE...
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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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  • 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...
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  • Understanding Things Fall Apart : Selected Essays and Criticism
    The Novel Now To Amy Burns; and to Helen and Gerard, the world’s best in-laws. The Novel Now Contemporary British Fiction Richard Bradford © 2007 by Richard Bradford BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5020, USA 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK 550 Swansto...
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  • Feminist and Womanist Criticism of African Literature: a Bibliography
    Feminist and Womanist Criticism of African Literature: A Bibliography By Sharon Verba July 20, 1997 Those women who struggle without giving up hope, herald the impending change...: change in attitude for both men and women as they evaluate and re-evaluate their social roles.... -...
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  • Literary Terminology
    III. Literary terminology 1. Elements of Style a. Figures of Speech Figures of speech are expressions that stretch words beyond their literal meanings. By connecting or juxtaposing different sounds and thoughts, figures of speech increase the breadth and subtlety of expression. Alliteration: The...
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