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Author Arac, Jonathan, 1945-

Title Critical genealogies : historical situations for postmodern literary studies / Jonathan Arac
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 1987


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 W'PONDS  801.95 A6585/C  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 350 pages ; 24 cm
Series Social foundations of aesthetic forms
Social foundations of aesthetic forms series.
Contents pt. 1. The history of romanticism in contemporary criticism The impasse of American new literary history Harold Bloom: judgment and history Geoffrey Hartman: history and indeterminacy Wordsworth's "nutting": suspension and decision Wordsworth as psychologist and socialist -- The prelude and critical revision -- Coleridge and new criticism reconsidered -- Shelley, deconstruction, history -- pt. 2. The discipline of wholeness Matthew Arnold and English studies -- D.H. Lawrence and the modernist sublime -- F.O. Matthiessen and American studies -- Walter Benjamin and materialist historiography Wordsworth and Conrad Charles Baudelaire and Emily Dickinson -- pt. 3. History in contemporary critical practice Frank Kermode and normal criticism -- Paul de Man and deconstruction -- Fredric Jameson and Marxism -- Postmodernism, politics, and the impasse of the New York intellectuals
Analysis Literature Criticism
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [317]-337
Subject Criticism -- History -- 19th century.
Criticism -- History -- 20th century.
Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Postmodernism (Literature)
LC no. 86026894
ISBN 0231062540