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White, Hayden V., 1928-
The fiction of narrative : essays on history, literature, and theory, 1957-2007 / Hayden White ; edited and with an introduction by Robert Doran
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  PN511 .W58 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Literature, Modern -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Literature and history
Narration (Rhetoric)
Physical Description xxxiv, 382 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-372) and index
Contents Collingwood and Toynbee: transitions in English historical thought -- Religion, culture, and western civilization in Christopher Dawson's Idea of history -- The abiding relevance of Croce's Idea of history -- Romanticism, historicism, and realism: toward a period concept for early nineteenth-century intellectual history -- The tasks of intellectual history -- The culture of criticism: Gombrich, Auerbach, Popper -- The structure of historical narrative -- What is a historical system? -- The politics of contemporary philosophy of history -- The problem of change in literary history -- The problem of style in realistic representation: Marx and Flaubert -- The discourse of history -- Vico and structuralist/poststructuralist thought -- The interpretation of texts -- Historical pluralism and pantextualism -- The "nineteenth century" as chronotope -- Ideology and counterideology in Northrop Frye's Anatomy of criticism -- Writing in the middle voice -- Northrop Frye's place in contemporary cultural studies -- Storytelling: historical and ideological -- The suppression of rhetoric in the nineteenth century -- Postmodernism and textual anxieties -- Guilty of history? the longue durée of Paul Ricoeur
Alternate Author Doran, Robert, 1968-

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