Wittgensteinian Perspectives on Literary Theory


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.
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • LIT 681S
  • PHIL 681S