Theory's Empire

Theory's Empire

An Anthology of Dissent

Book - 2005
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reason to our intellectual life, and redefine the role and place of Theory in the academy.
This iconoclastic collection is an excellent companion to current anthologies of literary theory, which have embraced an uncritical stance toward Theory and its practitioners. Written by nearly fifty prominent scholars, the essays in "Theory's Empire" question the ideas, catchphrases, and excesses that have let Theory congeal into a predictable orthodoxy. More than just a critique, however, this collection provides readers with effective tools to redeem the study of literature, restore
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2005
ISBN: 0231508697 (electronic)
0231134177 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231134169 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 801.95 THE
Characteristics: ix, 725 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Patai, Daphne 1943-


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