The Aims of Representation: Subject/Text/History (Irvine Studies in the Humanities) ebook
by Murray Krieger
Murray Krieger Hall in the UC Irvine School of Humanities. The Institution of Theory (1994).
Murray Krieger Hall in the UC Irvine School of Humanities. He was born in Newark, New Jersey. His older brother was historian Leonard Krieger. Krieger's work focused on the nature of literary fiction and how it reveals the constructed nature of all forms of representation. According to him, literature is the "primary means of freeing ourselves from the constraints of ideology and arbitrary beliefs. He insisted that literature is different from other kinds of discourse because it never claims its fictional forms are anything other than illusions.
Stanford University Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 280 pages. One of the more important and original collections of theoretical essays in the field. The issues it addresses are no less pertinent now than they were in 1987; they seem, indeed, to be of perennial importance. - Anton Kaes, University of California, Berkeley.
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The Aims of Representation : Subject - Text - History. First published in 1987, this rich variety of essays confronts the changes in theories of the text and textuality that have seen a shift in focus from the author as a controlling agent to the scene of writing itself and the historical forces that produce that scene.
Aims, methods and new directions in the study of modern history. included a certain amount of cross-referencing in the text to assist the reader who wishes to pursue specific themes. It is intended for anyone who is sufficiently interested in the subject to wonder how historical enquiry is conducted and what purpose it fulfils. More specifically, the book is addressed to students taking a degree course in history, for whom these questions have particular relevance. The book is intended to take the reader from first principles through to some of the latest debates about the direction historical study is taking.
While Krieger was waging war in print against the theoretical challenge to the primacy .
While Krieger was waging war in print against the theoretical challenge to the primacy of literature, he was also actively working to make sure a wider range of students and scholars could learn first-hand from combatants on both sides of that debate. In 1976, the School of Criticism and Theory began at UCI under Krieger's direction with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Murray Krieger was an American literary critic and theorist. Murray Krieger Hall in the UC Irvine School of Humanities
Murray Krieger was an American literary critic and theorist. He was a professor at the University of Minnesota, the University of Iowa from 1963, and then the University of California, Irvine . Murray Krieger Hall in the UC Irvine School of Humanities. He served in World War II before studying at the University of Chicago, and Ohio State University as a doctoral student.
Murray Krieger (Ed. . Availability as of the date/time indicated. Availability is subject to change. data. The Aims of Representation Murray Krieger (Ed. Columbia University Press, 1987 . catalog. History & criticism
Professor English University Illinois, 1958-1963. Carpenter professor literature criticism University Iowa, 1963-1966. Professor English, director program in criticism University California at Irvine, 1966-1985.