Download E-books Discourse and Literature: New Approaches to the Analysis of Literary Genres (Critical Theory) PDF

Discourse and Literature boldly integrates the research of literature and non-literary genres in an cutting edge embracing learn of discourse. Narrative, poetry, drama, myths, songs, letters, Biblical discourse and graffiti in addition to stylistics and rhetorics are the subjects treaded through twelve famous experts chosen and brought by means of Teun A. van Dijk.

Show description

Read Online or Download Discourse and Literature: New Approaches to the Analysis of Literary Genres (Critical Theory) PDF

Best Criticism Theory books

Pirates? The Politics of Plunder, 1550-1650 (Early Modern Literature in History)

This booklet offers an perception to the cultural paintings fascinated by violence at sea during this interval of maritime background. it's the first to think about how 'piracy' and representations of 'pirates' either form and have been formed via political, social and non secular debates, exhibiting how attitudes to 'piracy' and violence at sea have been debated among 1550 and 1650.

Learned Queen: The Image of Elizabeth I in Politics and Poetry (Queenship and Power)

The 1st publication to ascertain Elizabeth I as a discovered princess, realized Queen examines Elizabeth's personal demonstrations of erudition along literary works produced by way of such political luminaries as Sir Philip Sidney and Robert Devereux, earl of Essex.

Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now?

Kari Weil presents a severe creation to the sphere of animal reports in addition to an appreciation of its exciting acts of destabilization. interpreting actual and imagined confrontations among human and nonhuman animals, she charts the presumed traces of distinction among humans and different species and the non-public, moral, and political implications of these obstacles.

Narrative and Freedom: The Shadows of Time

During this vital and debatable ebook, considered one of our major literary theorists offers a huge philosophical assertion concerning the that means of literature and the form of literary texts. Drawing on works by way of the Russian writers Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekhov, through different writers as different as Sophocles, Cervantes, and George Eliot, by way of thinkers as different as William James, Mikhail Bakhtin, and Stephen Jay Gould, and from philosophy, the Bible, tv, and lots more and plenty extra, Gary Saul Morson examines the relation of time to narrative shape and to a moral measurement of the literary adventure.

Additional resources for Discourse and Literature: New Approaches to the Analysis of Literary Genres (Critical Theory)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 44 votes