WITTGENSTEIN AND LIT THEORY

ENGLISH 582S

Key questions in literary theory reconsidered from the point of view of ordinary language philosophy (Wittgenstein, J. L. Austin, Cavell). Topics will vary, but may include: meaning, language, interpretation, intentions, fiction, realism and representation, voice, writing, the subject, the body, the other, difference and identity, the politics of theory. New perspectives on canonical texts on these subjects. Instructor: Moi

Day / Time: 

Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM

Location: 

TBA

Instructor: 

Moi, Toril

Section: 

01