Reflections on recent American "Left" literary criticism / Edward W. Said -- Politics of literary criticism / Evan Watkins -- Historical imagination and the idioms of criticism / Eugenio Donato -- Deconstruction : beyond and back, response to Eugenio Donato, "Historical imagination and the idioms of Criticism" / Marie-Rose Logan -- Exchange on deconstruction and history / Eugenio Donato, Edward W. Said -- Structuralism and grammatology / Jonathan Culler -- Crossroads of critical consciousness / Alwin Baum -- Poetic presence and illusion II : formalist theory and the duplicity of metaphor / Murray Krieger -- Parole into ecriture : a response to Murray Krieger / George Stade -- What is stylistics and why are they saying such terrible things about it? -- pt. II / Stanley Fish -- Critical persuasion : in response to Stanley Fish / Joseph F. Graham -- Decentering the image : the "Project" of "American" poetics? / Joseph Riddel -- Writer as reader : an American story / Edgar A. Dryden -- Destruktion / deconstruction in the text of Nietzsche / David B. Allison -- Forgetting the text : Derrida's critique of Heidegger / David Couzens Hoy -- Art of theology and the theology of art : Robert Penn Warren's reading of Coleridge's The rime of the ancient mariner / Homer Obed Brown -- Repetition and exclusion : Coleridge and new criticism reconsidered / Jonathan Arac -- Semiology and critical theory : from Marx to Baudrillard / Mark Poster -- Response to Mark Poster on Jean Baudrillard / Michael Hays -- Demiurgic imagination in art and experience / Stephen Crites -- Insinuations of the word : irony in Stephen Crites's The demiurgic imagination in art and experience / Daniel O'Hara -- Beyond logocentrism : trace and voice among the Quiche Maya / Dennis Tedlock -- Need for an audience / Neville Dyson-Hudson -- Wilhelm Worringer and polarity of understanding / W. Wolfgang Holdheim -- Worringer among the modernists / Joseph A. Buttigieg.
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