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LITERARY FORM AND GENRE
FORMALISM
THE 'OBJECTIVE' POLE


ASSOCIATIONS

Form:

Genre:

Mode:

CONFERENCES

2012:

2011:

2010:

  • The Horror, the Humour: Satire and Dark Comedy in a Postmodern World, Lincoln School of Humanities and Performing Arts, October 9

2009:

  • Genre and Interpretation, Finnish Literary Society and Finnish Graduate School of Literary Studies, Helsinki, June 1012

2008:

2007:

2006:

2005:

2004:

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2003:

  • Genre(s), le 43ème congrès de la SAES, l'Université Stendhal, Grenoble 3, May 9-11

2002:

  • Poetics of the Text, University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra, Slovakia, June 7-8
  • Defining Genres, Annual Conference, Canadian Semiotic Association, Toronto May 26-28

2001:

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2000:

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COURSES

Form:

Genre:

JOURNALS

PERSONS

  • Anglo-American Theory:
    • Modernism:
    • Myth Criticism:
    • Neo-Aristotelianism (Chicago School):
    • New Criticism:
  • Continental Theory:
    • Marxism:
    • Phenomenology / Existentialism / Hermeneutics:
    • Psychoanalysis:
      • Jungian Analytical Psychology:
    • Post-Structuralism:
      • Deconstructive Literary Theory:
      • Dialogism (Bakhtinian Circle):
      • Foucauldian Theory:
      • Structuralism:
        • Russian Formalism:
      • Structuralist Marxism:
      • Structuralist (Lacanian) Psychoanalysis:
  • Pragmatism:

SOURCES: PRIMARY

Off-Line:
  • Anthologies:

    • Form:
    • Genre:
      • Duff, David, ed.  Modern Genre Theory.  London: Longman, 1999.
      • Freedman, Aviva, and Peter Medway, eds.  Genre and the New Rhetoric.  London: Routledge, 1994.
      • Freedman, Aviva, and Peter Medway, eds.  Learning and Teaching Genre.  Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1994.
      • Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer, ed.  Renaissance Genres: Essays on Theory, History and Interpretation.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1986.
      • Perloff, Marjorie, ed.  Postmodern Genres.  Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1988.

      • Strelka, Joseph, ed.  Theories of Literary Genre.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1978.
    • Mode:
      • Allegory:
      • Comedy:
      • Fantastic:
      • Pastoral:
      • Romance:
      • Satire:
        • Allen, Charles Albert, ed.  Satire: Theory and Practice.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1962.
        • Connery, Brian, and Kirk Combe, eds.  Theorizing Satire: Essays in Literary Criticism.  London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 1994.
      • Tragedy:
        • Felski, Rita, ed.  Rethinking Tragedy.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2008.
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Form:
    • Genre:

      • Beebee, Thomas O.  The Ideology of Genre: a Comparative Study of Generic Instability.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1994.

      • Brunetière, Ferdinand.  L'Evolution des genres dans l'histoire de la littérature.  Paris: Hachette, 1914.

      • Cohen, Ralph.  "History and Genre."  New Literary History 17 (1986): 203-218.
      • Cohen, Ralph.  "Genre Theory, Literary History, and Historical Change."  Theoretical Issues in Literary History.  Ed. David Perkins.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1991.
      • Colie, Rosalie.  The Resources of Kind: Genre Theory in the RenaissanceBerkeley: U of California P, 1973.
      • Davis, Todd F., and Kenneth Womack.  Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
      • Derrida, Jacques.  "The Law of Genre." 
      • Fishelov, David.  Metaphors of Genre: the Role of Analogies in Genre Theory.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1989.
      • Fletcher, Angus.  Allegory: the Theory of a Symbolic Mode.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1964.
      • Fowler, Alastair.  "The Formation of Genres in the Renaissance and After."
        New Literary History 34.2 (2003): 185-200.
      • Fowler, Alastair.  "Genre and Tradition."  Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell.  Ed. Thomas H. Corns.  Cambridge: CUP, 1993. 
      • Fowler, Alastair.  "The Future of Genre Theory: Functions and Constructional Types."  The Future of Literary Theory.  Ed. Ralph Cohen.  London: Routledge, 1989.  291-303.
      • Fowler, Alastair.  "Genre."  International Encyclopedia of Communications.  Vol. 2.  Ed. Ed. Erik Barnouw.  Oxford: OUP, 1989. 215-217.
      • Fowler, Alastair.  Kinds of Literature: an Introduction to the Theory of Genres and Modes.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1982.
      • Fowler, Alastair.  "Genre and the Literary Canon."  New Literary History 11.1 (1979): 97-119.  [see ch. 12 in his Kinds of Literature]
      • Fowler, Alastair.  "The Life and Death of Literary Forms."  New Directions in Literary History.  Ed. Ralph Cohen.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1974.  77-94.
      • Gombrich, E. H.  Art and Illusion: a Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation.  New York: Pantheon, 1960.
      • Guillen, Claudio.  Literature as System: Essays Toward the Theory of Literary History.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971. 
        • "On the Uses of Literary Genre."  107-134.
          • Theory of the Novel: a Historical Approach.  Ed. Michael McKeon.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000.  34-50.
      • Hernadi, Paul.  Beyond Genre: New Directions in Literary Classification.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1972.
      • Hernadi, Paul.  "Order Without Borders: Recent Genre Theory in the English-Speaking World."  Theories of Literary GenreEd. Joseph Strelka.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1978.
      • Hobbes, Thomas.  "Answer to Davenant's Preface to Gondibert."  1650.
      • Reichert, John.  "More than Kin and Less than Kind: the Limits of Genre Theory."  Theories of Literary GenreEd. Joseph Strelka.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1978.  57-9.
      • Rosmarin, Adena.  Rereading  Allegory: a Narrative Approach to Genre.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1994.
      • Rosmarin, Adena.  The Power of Genre.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1985.
      • Schaeffer, Jean-Marie.  "Literary Genres and Textual Genericity."  The Future of Literary TheoryEd. Ralph Cohen.  London: Routledge, 1989.  167-187.
      • Todorov, Tzvetan.  Genres in Discourse.  Trans. Catherine Porter.  Cambridge: CUP, 1990.
      • Todorov, Tzvetan.  "The Origin of Genres."  New Literary History 8 (1976-77): 159-70.
      • Todorov, Tzvetan.  Introduction à la littérature fantastique.  Paris: Seuil, 1970. 
        • The Fantastic: a Structural Approach to a Literary Genre.  Trans. Richard Howard, Cleveland: Case Western Reserve UP, 1973.

          • "Literary Genres."  Twentieth Century Literary Theory: an Introductory Anthology.  Ed. Vassilis Lambropoulos and David Neal MillerAlbany: SUNY Press, 1986.  191-204.

      • Wellek, René.  "Genre Theory, the Lyric, and Erlebnis."  Discriminations: Further Concepts of Criticism.  New Have: Yale UP, 1970.  
      • Wellek, René.  "Literary Genres."  Theory of Literature.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1942.  226-237.
      • Wimsatt, William, and Cleanth Brooks.  "Art for Art's Sake."  Literary Criticism: a Short History.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957.  475-498.
    • Mode:
      • Allegory:
      • Comedy:
        • Bergson, Henri.  Le Rire: Essai sur la signification du comique.  Paris: , 1900. 

          • Laughter: an Essay on the Meaning of the Comic.  Trans. Cloudesley Brereton and Fred Rothwell.  Green Integer, 1911.  Rpt.  1999.

        • Critchley, Simon.  On Humour.  London: Routledge, 2002.
        • Hösle, Vittorio.  Woody Allen: an Essay on the Nature of the Comical.  Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 2007. [review]
        • Marteinson, Peter.  On the Problem of the Comic: a Philosophical Study on the Origins of Laughter.  Ottawa: Legas Press, 2006.
      • Fantastic:
        • Todorov, Tzvetan.  Introduction à la littérature fantastique.  Paris: Seuil, 1970. 
          • The Fantastic: a Structural Approach to a Literary Genre.  Trans. Richard Howard, Cleveland: Case Western Reserve UP, 1973.

            • "Literary Genres."  Twentieth Century Literary Theory: an Introductory Anthology.  Ed. Vassilis Lambropoulos and David Neal MillerAlbany: SUNY Press, 1986.  191-204.

      • Pastoral:
        • Alpers, Paul J.  What is Pastoral?  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1997.
      • Romance:
      • Satire:
        • Griffin, Dustin.  Satire: a Critical Reintroduction.  Lexington: U of Kentucky P, 1994.
        • Scott, James.  Satire: from Horace to Yesterday's Comic Strips.  Prestwick House, 2005.
      • Tragedy:
        • Benjamin, Walter.  The Origins of German Tragic DramaTrans. John Osborne.  Intro. George Steiner.  London, Verso, 1977.
        • Nuttall, A. D.  Why Does Tragedy Give Pleasure?.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1996.

        • Williams, Raymond.  Modern Tragedy.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1966.

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    • Allegory:
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SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:
  • Anthologies:
    • Form:
    • Genre:
    • Mode:
      • Allegory:
      • Comedy:
      • Fantastic:
      • Pastoral:
      • Romance:
      • Satire:
      • Tragedy:
  • Selected Individual Works:
    • Form:
      • Harris, Wendell V.  "Formalism."  Dictionary of Concepts in Literary Criticism and Theory.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992.  108-114.
      • Harris, Wendell V.  "Organic Unity."  Dictionary of Concepts in Literary Criticism and Theory.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992.  275-281.
    • Genre:
      • Casey, Bernadette.  "Genre."  Key Ideas in Human Thought.  Ed. Kenneth McLeish.  London: Bloomsbury, 1993.
      • Dubrow, Heather.  Genre.  London: Methuen, 1982.
      • Harris, Wendell V.  "Genre."  Dictionary of Concepts in Literary Criticism and Theory.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992.  115-120.
      • Harris, Wendell V.  "Genre Theory, Twentieth Century."  Dictionary of Concepts in Literary Criticism and Theory.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992.  120-127.
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      • Comedy:
      • Fantastic:
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