Literary Theory & criticism

60 %
40 %
Information about Literary Theory & criticism

Published on February 20, 2014

Author: nidhikunvarani

Source: slideshare.net

NAME: KUNVARANI NIDHI K PAPER: LITERARY THEORY & CRITICISM TOPIC : DIASPORA,PSYCHOANALYTICAL CRITICISM,MARXIST CRITICISM,ECO-CRITICISM S .T. D : M.A-(SEM.2) ROLL.NO:11 ALLOTTED TO: RESPECTED SIR, DR. DILIP BARAD H EENABA ZALA & DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH. MAHARAJA KRISHNAKUMARSINHJI BHAVSINHJI UNIVERSITY. BHAVNAGAR.

M. H. Abrams the great writer of criticism. He was the member of the English Department at Cornell university. ‘A Glossary of Literary Terms’ the great work of him. And, it is first published in 1957. This book used in discussing literature, Literary history, and literary criticism

What is the meaning of ‘Diaspora’???  ‘ Diaspora’ is the word come from Greek (Egypt) word διαςπορά(‘Diaspora’). It means “scattering dispersion”. it is related with the story of ‘Jews’ in the Hebrew bible.  It is movement of migration in which people has to migrate from their homeland to host-land. Though people crave for their motherland that is called ‘Diaspora’. Homeland Host-land

 Search for My Tongue -By Sujata Bhatt ‘you ask me what I mean by saying I have lost my tongue. I ask you, what would you do If you had two tongues in your mouth, And lost the first one, the mother tongue And could not really know the other The foreign tongue. You could not use them both together even if you thought that way. And if you lived in a place you had to Speak a foreign tongue,

Conti… Your mother tongue would rot, Rot and die in your mouth Until you had to spit it out. I thought I spit it out but overnight while I dream, It grows back, a stump of a shoot grows longer, grows moist, grows strong veins, It ties the other tongue in knots, The bud opens, the bud opens in my mouth, It pushes the other tongue aside. Every time I think I’ve forgotten, I think I’ve lost the mother tongue, It blossoms out of my mouth.’

 what is psychoanalytical criticism?  In 1920s psychological literary criticism has come to be as a psychoanalytical criticism. The word established by sigmund Freud (1856-1939). ‘psychoanalytical criticism means analysis and therapy for neuroses, but after developments and practices in the history of civilization, including warfare, mythology and religion as well as literature and other arts also. What Freudian psychoanalytic critics do?? Freudian psychoanalytic criticism: example= 1. ‘Hamlet’

What is Marxist Criticism?  The Marxist Approach is based on the theories of the philosopher Karl Marx(1818-83). These theories were developed specifically to analyze how society functions where there is constant change. German philosopher Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels Were joint founder of this school of the thought. Aim of Marxism: 1. 2. 3. 4. Bring about a classless society M eans of production Distribution Exchange.  What Marxist critics do?  An Example of Marxist Criticism:. 1. Twelfth Night

What is the meaning of ‘Eco-criticism’? Eco-criticism known as Environment criticism or Green studies. Eco-criticism is a study of culture and cultural products that is in some way connected with the human relationship to the natural world .Eco-criticism heralded Cheryl Glotfelty and Harold Fromm in 1990. What Eco-critics do? An Example of Eco-Criticism: 1. Thomas Hardy’s poem :’In time of “The Breaking of Nations”.

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Purdue OWL: Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism

This resource will help you begin the process of understanding literary theory and schools of criticism and how they are used in the academy.
Read more

Literary theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Literary theory in a strict sense is the systematic study of the nature of literature and of the methods for analyzing literature. However, literary ...
Read more

Literary Theory and Criticism - Sparknotes

Literary Theory and Criticism. Literary theory and literary criticism are interpretive tools that help us think more deeply and insightfully about the ...
Read more

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is an indispensable resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse.
Read more

Literary criticism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature. Modern literary criticism is often influenced by ...
Read more

Literary Theory and Criticism: An Oxford Guide Oxford ...

Patricia Waugh - Literary Theory and Criticism: An Oxford Guide (Oxford Guides) jetzt kaufen. ISBN: 9780199258369, Fremdsprachige Bücher - Linguistik
Read more

OWL at Purdue Literary Theories - Purdue University

Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism Introduction. A very basic way of thinking about literary theory is that these ideas act as different lenses ...
Read more

Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction - Broadview ...

Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction provides an accessible overview of major figures and movements in literary theory and criticism from ...
Read more

Literary Theory | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Literary Theory "Literary theory" is the body of ideas and methods we use in the practical reading of literature. By literary theory we refer not to the ...
Read more

Literary Theory and Criticism

Detailed contents List of contributors xix Introduction: criticism, theory, and anti-theory Patricia Waugh 1 From the theory of literature to the theory ...
Read more