The Current in Criticism is meant to provide the reader with a wide spectrum of current thinking, a sampling of some of the arguments, attitudes, and perspectives, which participate in the swirl of intense speculative energy that is so characteristic of contemporary theory. The editors describe this collection of 14 essays as qa tentative assessment of where we are and where we might be going in literary study, of what is current in criticism and of where the critical current might be tending.qEssays on the Present and Future of Literary Theory Clayton Koelb, Virgil Llewellyn Lokke ... Speech-act theory. for example, which depends upon the segmentalization of the communications triangle of sender. message, and receiver (placing ... lf we try to take Austin aquot;seriouslyaquot; as providing the outlines for Hearlea#39;s aquot;scientificaquot; and eqnivalence-dependent spm-h-act theory, then we can see in How to Doanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Current in Criticism|
|Author||:||Clayton Koelb, Virgil Llewellyn Lokke|
|Publisher||:||Purdue University Press - 1987|