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Criticism after Critique

Aesthetics, Literature, and the Political

  • Jeffrey R. Di Leo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Jeffrey R. Di Leo
      Pages 1-11
  3. Criticism, Judgment, and Value

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. David R. Shumway
      Pages 15-25
    3. Charles Altieri
      Pages 45-65
  4. Globalization, Historicism, and Ideology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Christian Moraru
      Pages 99-112
    3. Nicole Simek
      Pages 113-126
    4. Hassan Melehy
      Pages 127-140
    5. Zahi Zalloua
      Pages 141-153
  5. Aesthetics and Anticritique

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Allen Dunn
      Pages 157-170
    3. Alan Singer
      Pages 171-182
    4. Brian O’Keeffe
      Pages 183-208
    5. R. M. Berry
      Pages 209-215
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 217-229

About this book


Presenting different ways to imagine criticism without critique, this collection provides a survey of both the difficult times facing ideological critique and the ways in which literary criticism and aesthetics have been affected by changing attitudes toward critique.


aesthetics critique literary criticism

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeffrey R. Di Leo
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Houston-VictoriaUSA

About the editors

Charles Altieri, University of California, Berkeley, USA R. M. Berry, Florida State University, USA Robert Chodat, Boston University, USA Allen Dunn, University of Tennessee, USA Sue-Im Lee, Temple University, USA Hassan Melehy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA Brian O'Keeffe, Barnard College, USA David R. Shumway, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Nicole Simek, Whitman College, USA Alan Singer, Temple University, USA Zahi Zalloua, Whitman College, USA

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