MODULE II: TOPICS COVERED: DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

THEORISTS

AUTHOR
(the expressive approach)

REPRESENTATION
(the mimetic approach)

READER
(the pragmatic or reader-response approach)

TEXT
(the objective or formalist approach)

LITERARY HISTORY / INTERTEXTUALITY

Edward Said "Secular Criticism"

 

U

     

Stanley Fish "What Makes an Interpretation Acceptable"

   

U

   

Michel Foucault "What Is an Author?"

U

       

Biddy Martin "Feminism, Criticism and Foucault"

U

U

   

U

Janice Radway "Interpretive Communities and Variable Literacies: the Functions of Romance Reading"

   

U

   

Edward Said Orientalism

U

U

     

Helen Tiffin "Post-Colonial Literatures and Counter-Discourse"

U

U

   

U

 

U indicates that this concept (e.g. the author) is a major concern of the theorist in question;
! indicates that this concept (e.g. representation) is a minor concern of the theorist in question;
A blank indicates that this concept is of little or no concern to the theorist in question at all.