[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☆ Theory's Empire: An Anthology Of Dissent Author Daphne Patai – Thomashillier.co.uk

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    Seems a bit of a mixed bag, but some good interesting essays in here.Reading skimming it alongside Framing Theory s Empire was nice, provided some balance.In the end, where are we Well, good Theory writing we like Shoddy poseur argument from authority and fallacious pseudo scientific analogy not so much.It actually seems like things have probably turned a c...

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Theory's Empire: An Anthology Of Dissent Not Too Long Ago, Literary Theorists Were Writing About The Death Of The Novel And The Death Of The Author Today Many Are Talking About The Death Of Theory Theory, As The Many Theoretical Ism S Among Them Postcolonialism, Postmodernism, And New Historicism Are Now Known, Once Seemed So Exciting But Has Become Ossified And Insular This Iconoclastic Collection Is An Excellent Companion To Current Anthologies Of Literary Theory, Which Have Embraced An Uncritical Stance Toward Theory And Its Practitioners Written By Nearly Fifty Prominent Scholars, The Essays In Theory S Empire Question The Ideas, Catchphrases, And Excesses That Have Let Theory Congeal Into A Predictable Orthodoxy More Than Just A Critique, However, This Collection Provides Readers With Effective Tools To Redeem The Study Of Literature, Restore Reason To Our Intellectual Life, And Redefine The Role And Place Of Theory In The Academy.