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Reconstruction in literary studies : an informalist approach /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vescio, Bryan, 1971- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Formalism, anti-formalism, and informalism
  • Part 1: Informalism vs. formalism
  • Purposiveness with a purpose : post-darwinian aesthetics and literary studies
  • Experiences or vocabularies? : pragmatism, textualism, and the teaching of literature
  • The ministry of disturbance : literary studies without method
  • Part II: Informalism vs. anti-formalism
  • The legacy of deconstruction: quasi-transcendental philosophy and quasi-private literature
  • The very idea of literature: a new cultural formalism
  • Conclusion: Literary studies and the culture of justification.