Reader. Contemporary Critical Theories Essay

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1. FORM AND STRUCTURE 5 1.1 FORMALISM 5 1.1.1 Victor Shklovsky: from ‘Art as Technique’ 5 1.1.2 Vladimir Propp: from Morphology of the Folktale 6 1.1.3 Mikhail Bakhtin: from ‘The Prehistory of Novelistic Discourse’ 7 1.1.4 E.M. Forster: from Aspects of the Novel 14 1.1.5 Wayne C. Booth: from The Rhetoric of Fiction 16 1.1.6 Wayne C. Booth: from ‘Emotions, Beliefs, and the Reader’s Objectivity’ 18 1.2 THE NEW CRITICISM 20 1.2.1 Cleanth Brooks: from ‘The Formalist Critic ‘ 20 1.2.3 W. K. Wimsatt and M. Beardsley: from ‘The Intentional Fallacy’ 22 1.2.4 W. K. Wimsatt and M. Beardsley: from ‘The Affective Fallacy’ 24 1.3 STRUCTURALISM 26 1.3.1 Roman Jakobson: from ‘Linguistics and Poetics’ 26 1.3.2 Roman Jakobson: from ‘The metaphoric and metonymic poles’ 33 1.3.3 A. - J.Greimas: from Structural Semantics 37 1.3.4 Gérard Genette: from ‘Frontiers of Narrative’ 39 1.3.5 Gérard Genette: from ‘Structuralism and Literary Criticism’ 40 1.3.6 Tzvetan Todorov: from ‘Definition of Poetics’ 43 1.3.7 Jonathan Culler: from Structuralist Poetics 44 1.3.8 Roland Barthes: from ‘Textual Analysis: Poe’s Valdemar’ 47 1.4 DECONSTRUCTION 54 1.4.1 Jacques Derrida: from ‘Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences’ 54 1.4.4 Paul de Man: from Blindness and Insight: Essays in The Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism 57 1.4.5 Paul de Man: from ‘Semiology and Rhetoric’ (1979) 60 1.4.6 Barbara Johnson: from ‘The Frame of Reference: Poe, Lacan, Derrida’ 64 1.4.8 Richard A. Rand: from ‘Geraldine’ 69 2. PROTO -THEMES 72 2.1 MYTH CRITICISM 72 2.1.1 Joseph Campbell: from The Hero With A Thousand Faces 72 2.1.2 Northrop Frye: from ‘The Archetypes of Literature’ 74 2.1.4 Leslie A. Fiedler: from ‘Archetype and Signature: The Relationship of Poet and Poem’ 77 2.1.5 Herbert Weisinger: from ‘The Myth and Ritual Approach to
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