Show More Addressing Frank Kermode: Essays in Criticism and Interpretation edited by Margaret Tudeau-Clayton and Martin Warner.
Macmillan, 218 pp., £40, July 1991, 9780333531372Show More
The Poverty of Structuralism: Literature and Structuralist Theory by Leonard Jackson.
Longman, 317 pp., £24, July 1991, 0 582 06697 2Show More
Inconvenient Fictions: Literature and the Limits of Theory by Bernard Harrison.
Yale, 293 pp., £25, September 1991, 0 300 05057 7Show More
Reading Minds: The Study of English in the Age of Cognitive Science by Mark Turner.
Princeton, 298 pp., £18.99, January 1992, 0 691 06897 6Show More
Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics by Gary Saul Morson and Caryl Emerson.
Stanford, 530 pp., $49.50, December 1990, 0 8047 1821 0Show More
“... These five books continue in then very different ways the intense debate about the purpose of literary criticism and its relation to ‘theory’. Addressing Frank Kermode has its origin in a conference devoted to Kermode’s work. Five papers selected from those delivered at the conference are followed by a reply from Kermode himself; five more follow which ‘acknowledge, more or less directly’, his ‘influence ...”