Modern Genre Theory

Modern Genre Theory Modern developments in critical theory and the emergence of new media have put in question traditional ways of evaluating genres This anthology charts these developments drawing on the work of Bakhtin

  • Title: Modern Genre Theory
  • Author: David Duff
  • ISBN: 9780582368057
  • Page: 402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Modern developments in critical theory and the emergence of new media have put in question traditional ways of evaluating genres This anthology charts these developments drawing on the work of Bakhtin, Gennette and Derrida.

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    1. Very helpful introductions to each section, which are all kept to very digestible, manageable lengths. Definitely very heavily (or even exclusively) focused on literary applications, but such is the field. Nothing a little creative interpretation can't fix!

    2. Overall this is a very useful collection of literary theory about genre. Most folks familiar in the least with literary theory know Bakhtin and Derrida. However, the essay by Yury Tynyanov titled "The Literary Fact"--written in 1924 and published here in English for the first time--is quite good. Tynyanov looks at how genres form and collapse, that is, how the meanings attached to generic forms dislocate. As demonstrated by history, the process is inevitable. The essay describes a generic realm [...]

    3. Teorijas orģija. Šīs grāmatas kolosālums būs atkarīgs no tā, cik daudz lasītājs ir iepriekš domājis par žanru teoriju un cik ļoti grib par to domāt.

    4. Valuable contribution to academicsnsice and sharp prfece by editoreful introduction of each chapter .It is useful to teachers and researchers of litarature. Selected articles are relevent ader will get weldeapth knowlwdge about genre theory.

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