Wittgensteinian Perspectives on Literary Theory

LIT 681S

Key questions in literary theory reconsidered from the point of view of ordinary language philosophy (Wittgenstein, J. L. Austin, Cavell). Topics will vary, but may include: meaning, language, interpretation, intentions, fiction, realism and representation, voice, writing, the subject, the body, the other, difference and identity, the politics of theory. New perspectives on canonical texts on these subjects.
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ENGLISH 582S
  • PHIL 681S