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The fiction of narrative : essays on history, literature, and theory, 1957-2007 /

Main Author: White, Hayden V., 1928-
Other Authors: Doran, Robert, 1968-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
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Table of Contents:
  • Collingwood and Toynbee: transitions in English historical thought
  • Religion, culture, and western civilization in Christopher Dawson's Idea of history
  • The abiding relevance of Croce's Idea of history
  • Romanticism, historicism, and realism: toward a period concept for early nineteenth-century intellectual history
  • The tasks of intellectual history
  • The culture of criticism: Gombrich, Auerbach, Popper
  • The structure of historical narrative
  • What is a historical system?
  • The politics of contemporary philosophy of history
  • The problem of change in literary history
  • The problem of style in realistic representation: Marx and Flaubert
  • The discourse of history
  • Vico and structuralist/poststructuralist thought
  • The interpretation of texts
  • Historical pluralism and pantextualism
  • The "nineteenth century" as chronotope
  • Ideology and counterideology in Northrop Frye's Anatomy of criticism
  • Writing in the middle voice
  • Northrop Frye's place in contemporary cultural studies
  • Storytelling: historical and ideological
  • The suppression of rhetoric in the nineteenth century
  • Postmodernism and textual anxieties
  • Guilty of history? the longue dureĢe of Paul Ricoeur.