Wittgensteinian Perspectives on Literary 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
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • LIT 681S
  • PHIL 681S