The Politics of Literary Theory: An Introduction to Marxist Criticism (Paperback)
  • The Politics of Literary Theory: An Introduction to Marxist Criticism (Paperback)
zoom

The Politics of Literary Theory: An Introduction to Marxist Criticism (Paperback)

(author)
£25.50
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 31/03/1989
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Philip Goldstein examines in this study the politics of a potpourri of modern criticism - new critical, authorial, reader-oriented phenomenological, structuralist, and poststructuralist. In the process, he contends that Marxist and feminist criticism divide these critical approaches along political lines, each position, whether theoretical or practical, fractured along conservative, liberal, and radical lines. From the ranks of contemporary Marxists and feminists, Goldstein surveys the literary criticism of Terry Eagleton, Raymond Williams, Fredric Jameson, Tony Bennett, Gayatri Spivak, Susan Gubar and Sandra Gilbert, Elaine Showalter, Judith Newton and Barbara Johnson. Among the book's distinctive features are Goldstein's examination of the literary import of the complementary relationship between the work of Michel Foucault and that of Louis Althusser, and his exploration of the cultural implications of glasnost and perestroika. Professional criticism, Goldstein points out, no longer occupies a private, neutral realm, but has joined the public, political world.

Publisher: University Press of Florida
ISBN: 9780813009766
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 399 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 17 mm

You may also be interested in...

Touched With Fire
Added to basket
Classical Literary Criticism
Added to basket
Creative Criticism
Added to basket
The Seven Basic Plots
Added to basket
Difference and Repetition
Added to basket
Modern Criticism and Theory
Added to basket
Structuralist Poetics
Added to basket
Gilles Deleuze
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Poetics
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Chroma
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Literary Theory: The Basics
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.