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Modern Critical Theory and Classical Literature
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: J.P. Sullivan, Irene J.F. de Jong
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-17 - Publisher: BRILL

In recent decades the study of literature in Europe and the Americas has been profoundly influenced by modern critical theory in its various forms, whether Structuralism or Deconstructionism, Hermeneutics, Reader-Response Theory or "Rezeptionsasthetik," Semiotics or Narratology, Marxist, feminist, neo-historical, psychoanalytical or other perspectives. Whilst the value and validity of such
Modern Critical Theory and Classical Literature
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Irene J. F. De Jong, J. John Patrick Sullivan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: BRILL

In recent decades the study of literature in Europe and the Americas has been profoundly influenced by modern critical theory in its various forms, whether Structuralism or Deconstructionism, Hermeneutics, Reader-Response Theory or Rezeptionsasthetik, Semiotics or Narratology, Marxist, feminist, neo-historical, psychoanalytical or other perspectives. Whilst the value and validity of such
Modern Literary Theory and Ancient Texts
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Thomas Schmitz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book provides students and scholars of classical literature with a practical guide to modern literary theory and criticism. Using a clear and concise approach, it navigates readers through various theoretical approaches, including Russian Formalism, structuralism, deconstruction, gender studies, and New Historicism. Applies theoretical approaches to examples from ancient literature
Literary Construction of Identity in the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Hanna Liss, Manfred Oeming
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-21 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Encountering an ancient text not only as a historical source but also as a literary artifact entails an important paradigm shift, which in recent years has taken place in classical and Oriental philology. Biblical scholars, Egyptologists, and classical philologists have been pioneers in supplementing traditional historical-critical exegesis with more-literary approaches.
Narratology and Classics
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Irene J. F. de Jong
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Narrative is an important element in our daily life and the novel is arguably the most popular genre of our times. The theory of narrative or narratology, which was developed in the 1960s, has helped us towards a better understanding of the how and why of narrative. Narratology and Classics