The Finitude of Method: Mourning Theory from the New Criticism to the New Vitalism

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleThe Finitude of Method: Mourning Theory from the New Criticism to the New Vitalism Author(S)Jeffrey S. Librett (Author)
Abstract  The essay discusses the increase in global religio-political neoconservatism since the 1980s and its potential effects on modernist secular interpretations within the humanities. The author believes that methodology within the humanities must adapt to effectively respond to religious revival in the U.S. Other topics explored include the historical post-World War II context of U.S. religious politics, German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's death of God philosophy, and methodologies for New Criticism. ...Paginationp 121-149
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsLiterature, Comparative
Journal TitleComparative Literature  
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