Literary criticism
Literary criticism is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature. Modern literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of its methods a...
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Jackie Collins Dead: Best-Selling Author Dies Aged 77 After Secret Six-Year Battle With Breast Cancer
The best-selling author and sister of actress Joan Collins passed away after a secret six year battle with breast cancer, the Collins family has confirmed. "It is with tremendous sadness that we annou...
Physics Paper Sets Record With More Than 5,000 Authors
A physics paper with 5,154 authors has — as far as anyone knows — broken the record for the largest number of contributors to a single research article. Only the first nine pages in the 33-page artic...
Children's literature criticism
The term children's literature criticism includes both generalist discussions of the relationship between children's literature and literary theory and literary analyses of a specific works of childre...
Comparative literature
Comparative literature (sometimes abbreviated "Comp. lit.," or referred to as Global or World Literature) is an academic field dealing with the literature of two or more different linguistic, cultural...
Deconstruction
Deconstruction (French: déconstruction) is a form of philosophical and literary analysis derived principally from Jacques Derrida's 1967 work Of Grammatology. In the 1980s it designated more loose...
Hermeneutics
Hermeneutics /hɛrməˈnjuːtɪks/ is the theory of text interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts.Hermeneutics was initially applied to th...
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New Criticism
New Criticism was a formalist movement in literary theory that dominated American literary criticism in the middle decades of the 20th century. It emphasized close reading, particularly of poetry, to ...
New Historicism
New Historicism is a school of literary theory which first developed in the 1980s, primarily through the work of the critic and Harvard English Professor Stephen Greenblatt, and gained widespread infl...
Russian formalism
Russian formalism was an influential school of literary criticism in Russia from the 1910s to the 1930s. It includes the work of a number of highly influential Russian and Soviet scholars such as Vikt...
Science fiction studies
This article is about the field of science fiction studies. For the journal of the same title, please see Science Fiction Studies. Science fiction studies is the common name for the academic disciplin...
Structuralism
In sociology, anthropology and linguistics, structuralism is the theory that elements of human culture must be understood in terms of their relationship to a larger, overarching system or structure. I...
Literary theory
Literary theory in a strict sense is the systematic study of the nature of literature and of the methods for analyzing literature. However, literary scholarship since the 19th century often includes—i...