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Peter V. Zima

What is Theory?
by Peter V. Zima ~ Hardback

The term 'theory' is nowadays most commonly defined in relation to the concept of 'scientific knowledge'. Yet, the etymological background of the term ('to observe') reminds us that theory is, in fact, a way of viewing objects and of relating them to one another within a particular kind of discourse...

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The Philosophy of Modern Literary Theory
by Peter V. Zima ~ Paperback / softback

The Philosophy of Modern Literary Theory presents a short introduction to the problems, theories and concepts of literary criticism, from Anglo-American New Criticism to Deconstruction and Postmodernism. The book argues that modern theories can only be properly understood when placed in the philosop...

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Modern/Postmodern
by Peter V. Zima ~ Paperback / softback

Modern/Postmodern: Society, Philosophy, Literature offers new definitions of modernism and postmodernism by presenting an original theoretical system of thought that explains the differences between these two key movements. Taking a contrastive approach, Peter V. Zima identifies three key concepts i...

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Deconstruction and Critical Theory
by Peter V. Zima ~ Paperback / softback

This book surveys the main schools and theorists of deconstruction, establishing their philosophical roots and tracing their intellectual development. It analyses their contribution to the understanding of literature and ideology, comparing their critical value and exploring the critical reaction to...

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Modern/Postmodern
by Peter V. Zima ~ Hardback

Modern/Postmodern: Society, Philosophy, Literature offers new definitions of modernism and postmodernism by presenting an original theoretical system of thought that explains the differences between these two key movements. Taking a contrastive approach, Peter V. Zima identifies three key concepts i...

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