List of Entries

Volume I: Literary Theory from 1900 to 1966

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z

A

  • Abrams, M. H.
  • Actant/Actantial Grammar
  • Adorno, Theodor
  • Aestheticism
  • Aesthetics
  • Affective Fallacy
  • Alienation
  • Anglo-American New Criticism
  • Archetypal Criticism
  • Archetype
  • Arnold, Matthew
  • Auerbach, Erich
  • Austin, J. L.

B

  • Bakhtin, M. M.
  • Barthes, Roland
  • Base/Superstructure
  • Bataille, Georges
  • de Beauvoir, Simone
  • Benjamin, Walter
  • Blanchot, Maurice
  • Booth, Wayne
  • Brooks, Cleanth
  • Burke, Kenneth

C

  • Campbell, Joseph
  • Carnival/Carnivalesque
  • Chicago School Neo-Aristotelian Literary Theory
  • Colonialism/Imperialism
  • Commodity
  • Constellation
  • Crane, R. S.
  • Critical Theory/Frankfurt School
  • Croce, Benedetto

D

  • Defamiliarization
  • Determination
  • Dialectics
  • Dialogism and Heteroglossia
  • Discourse

E

  • Eliot, T. S.
  • Empson, William
  • Énoncé/Énonciation

F

  • Fabula/Sjuzhet
  • Fanon, Frantz
  • Form
  • Formalism
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • Frye, Northrop
  • Functions (Linguistic)
  • Functions (Narrative)

G

  • Gadamer, Hans-Georg
  • Genette, Gérard
  • Genre Theory
  • Gentile, Giovanni
  • Gramsci, Antonio
  • Greimas, A. J.

H

  • Heidegger, Martin
  • Hermeneutics
  • Husserl, Edmund

I

  • Imaginary/Symbolic/Real
  • Implied Author/Reader
  • Ingarden, Roman
  • Intentional Fallacy
  • Intentionality and Horizon
  • Italian Neo-Idealist Aesthetics

J

  • Jakobson, Roman
  • Jung, C. G.

K

  • Klein, Melanie

L

  • Lacan, Jacques
  • Leavis, F. R.
  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude
  • Lukács, Georg

M

  • Marx, Karl
  • Materialism
  • Memmi, Albert
  • Merleau-Ponty, Maurice
  • Mimesis
  • Modernism
  • Modernist Aesthetics

N

  • Narrative Theory
  • Neo-Humanism
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich

O

  • Other/Alterity

P

  • Pater, Walter
  • Peirce, Charles Sanders
  • Phenomenology
  • Point of View/Focalization
  • Poulet, Georges
  • Pound, Ezra
  • Propp, Vladimir
  • Psychoanalysis (since 1966)

Q

  • No Entries

R

  • Reification
  • Richards, I. A.

S

  • Sartre, Jean-Paul
  • Saussure, Ferdinand de
  • Semiotics/Semiology
  • Shklovsky, Viktor
  • Speech Acts
  • Structuralism

T

  • Totality

U

  • No Entries

V

  • No Entries

W

  • Wimsatt, William K. and Beardsley, Monroe C.
  • Winnicott, D. W.
  • Woolf, Virginia

X

  • No Entries

Y

  • No Entries

Z

  • No Entries

Volume II: Literary Theory from 1966 to the Present

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z

A

  • Aesthetic Theory
  • African American Literary Theory
  • Agamben, Giorgio
  • Althusser, Louis
  • American Indian Literary Criticism and Theory
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony
  • Asian American Literary Theory
  • Authorial Intention

B

  • Badiou, Alain
  • Bakhtinian Criticism
  • Bal, Mieke
  • Bhabha, Homi
  • Bloom, Harold
  • Body, The
  • Braidotti, Rosi
  • Butler, Judith

C

  • Canons
  • Caruth, Cathy
  • Cixous, Hélène
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Core and Periphery

D

  • Deconstruction
  • Deleuze, Gilles
  • Derrida, Jacques
  • Disability Studies

E

  • Eagleton, Terry
  • Eco, Umberto
  • Eco-Criticism
  • Écriture Féminine
  • Essentialism/Authenticity
  • Ethical Criticism
  • Evolutionary Studies

F

  • Felman, Shoshana
  • Feminism
  • Fish, Stanley
  • Foucault, Michel

G

  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Gender Theory
  • Genre
  • Greenblatt, Stephen
  • Grosz, Elizabeth

H

  • Habermas, Jürgen
  • Hybridity

I

  • Ideology
  • Intertextuality
  • Irigaray, Luce
  • Iser, Wolfgang

J

  • Jameson, Fredric
  • Johnson, Barbara

K

  • Kermode, Frank
  • Kristeva, Julia

L

  • Laclau, Ernesto and Mouffe, Chantal
  • Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe
  • Latino/a Theory
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
  • Levinas, Emmanuel
  • Lyotard, Jean-Franҫois

M

  • de Man, Paul
  • Marxism
  • Master Narrative
  • McClintock, Anne
  • Miller, J. Hillis
  • Mimicry
  • Mitchell, W. J. T.
  • Modernity/Postmodernity
  • Moretti, Franco

N

  • Nancy, Jean-Luc
  • Narratology and Structuralism
  • Negri, Antonio and Hardt, Michael
  • New Aestheticism
  • New Critical Theory
  • New Historicism
  • Nomadism

O

  • Orientalism

P

  • Performativity
  • Phallus/Phallocentrism
  • Postcolonial Studies and Diaspora Studies
  • Poststructuralism
  • Presentism
  • Psychoanalysis (since 1966)

Q

  • Queer Theory

R

  • Rancière, Jacques
  • Reader-Response Studies
  • Religious Studies and the
  • Return of the Religious
  • Ronell, Avital
  • Rose, Jacqueline

S

  • Said, Edward
  • Scholes, Robert
  • Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky
  • Self-Referentiality
  • Semiotics
  • Showalter, Elaine
  • Smith, Barbara H.
  • Social Constructionism
  • Specters
  • Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty
  • Stiegler, Bernard
  • Subject Position
  • Subversion

T

  • Tel Quel
  • Textual Studies
  • Trauma and Memory Studies

U

  • No Entries

V

  • Virilio, Paul
  • Vizenor, Gerald

W

  • White, Hayden
  • Wittig, Monique

X

  • No Entries

Y

  • Yale School
  • Young, Robert

Z

  • Žižek, Slavoj

Volume III: Cultural Theory

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z

A

  • Ali, Tariq
  • Anzaldúa, Gloria
  • Appadurai, Arjun
  • Audience Studies
  • Auteur Theory

B

  • Baker, Houston A., Jr.
  • Baudrillard, Jean
  • Bloch, Ernst
  • Blogging
  • Bordo, Susan
  • Bordwell, David
  • Bourdieu, Pierre

C

  • Celebrity
  • de Certeau, Michel
  • Chomsky, Noam
  • City, The
  • Class
  • Comics Theory
  • Commodity/Commodification and Cultural Studies
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Capital
  • Cultural Geography
  • Cultural Materialism
  • Cultural Policy
  • Cultural Studies
  • Culture Industry
  • Culture Wars
  • Cyberspace Studies

D

  • Debord, Guy
  • Detective and Spy Fiction
  • Diaspora
  • Disability Studies and Cultural Studies
  • Du Bois, W. E. B.

E

  • No Entries

F

  • Fairclough, Norman
  • Fantasy
  • Fashion Studies
  • Film Genre
  • Film Theory
  • Fiske, John
  • Frow, John

G

  • Gaze, The
  • Geertz, Clifford
  • Gender and Cultural Studies
  • Gilroy, Paul
  • Globalization
  • Grossberg, Lawrence

H

  • Hall, Stuart
  • Haraway, Donna
  • Hartley, John
  • Hebdige, Dick
  • Hegemony
  • Hoggart, Richard
  • hooks, bell
  • Horror

I

  • Identity Politics

J

  • James, C. L. R.

K

  • Kittler, Friedrich
  • Kracauer, Siegfried

L

  • Latour, Bruno
  • Lefebvre, Henri
  • Lifestyles

M

  • Macdonald, Dwight
  • Marcuse, Herbert
  • Mass Culture
  • McLuhan, Marshall
  • McRobbie, Angela
  • Metz, Christian
  • Modleski, Tania
  • Mohanty, Chandra Talpade
  • Morris, Meaghan
  • Multiculturalism
  • Mulvey, Laura

N

  • Nandy, Ashis
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Novel, The

O

  • Ohmann, Richard
  • Oral History and Oral Culture

P

  • Performativity and Cultural Studies
  • Popular Music
  • Posthumanism
  • Postmodernism
  • Postmodernism in Popular Culture
  • Proletarian Literature

Q

  • No Entries

R

  • Radio Studies
  • Realist Theory
  • Romance
  • Rorty, Richard
  • Routinization and Rationalization

S

  • Sahlins, Marshall
  • Science Fiction
  • Science Studies
  • Silverman, Kaja
  • Simmel, Georg
  • Simulation/Simulacra
  • Situationist International, The
  • Sobchack, Vivian
  • Sports Studies
  • Structuralism, Poststructuralism, and Cultural Studies
  • Subculture
  • Suvin, Darko

T

  • Technology and Popular Culture
  • Television Studies
  • Thompson, E. P.

U

  • No Entries

V

  • Visual Studies/Visual Culture/Visual Culture Studies

W

  • Weber, Max
  • West, Cornel
  • Williams, Raymond

X

  • No Entries

Y

  • No Entries

Z

  • No Entries


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