Reader-Response Criticism Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Robert Alter
Partial Magic: The Novel as a Self-Conscious Genre (essays) 1975

Mikhail M. Bakhtin
The Bakhtin Reader: Selected Writings of Bakhtin, Medvedev and Voloshinov (essays) 1994

David Bleich
Readings and Feelings: An Introduction to Subjective Criticism (essays) 1975
Subjective Criticism (essays) 1978
The Double Perspective: Language, Literacy, and Social Relations (essays) 1988

Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness (novella) 1899

Jonathan Culler
Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics, and the Study of Literature (essays) 1975
On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism (essays) 1982

Jacques Derrida
Spectres de Marx: L'Etat de la dette, le travail du deuil et la nouvelle Internationale [Specters of Marx: The State of the Debt, the Work of Mourning, and the New International] (criticism) 1993

Stanley Fish
Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth-Century Literature (essays) 1972
Is There A Text In This Class?: The Authority of Interpretive Communities (essays) 1980
Doing What Comes Naturally: Change, Rhetoric, and the Practice of Theory in Literary and Legal Studies (essays) 1989

Norman Holland
The Dynamics of Literary Response (criticism) 1968
Five Readers Reading (essays) 1975
The Critical I (criticism) 1992

Wolfgang Iser
Der implizite Leser: Kommunikationsformen des Romans von Bunyan bis Beckett [The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett] (criticism) 1972
Der Akt des Lesens: Theorie ästhetischer Wirkung [The Act of Reading: A Theory of Aesthetic Response] (essays) 1976
Prospecting: From Reader Response to Literary Anthropology (essays) 1989
Das Fiktive und das Imaginäre: Perspektiven literarischer Anthropologie [The Fictive and the Imaginary: Charting Literary Anthropology] (essays) 1991

Henry James
Turn of the Screw (short story) 1898

Hans Robert Jauss
Toward an Aesthetic of Reception (essays) 1982

Steven Mailloux
Interpretive Conventions: The Reader in the Study of American Fiction (essays) 1982

Gerald Prince
A Grammar of Stories: An Introduction (essays) 1973
Narratology: The Form and Functioning of Narrative (essays) 1982

Peter J. Rabinowitz
Before Reading: Narrative Conventions and the Politics of Interpretation (essays) 1987

Paul Ricoeur
Du texte a l'action [From Text to Action] (essays) 1986

Louise Rosenblatt
Literature as Exploration (essays) 1938
The Reader, the Text, the Poem: The Transactional Theory of the Literary Work (essays) 1978

Susan R. Suleiman and Inge Crosman
The Reader in the Text: Essays on Audience and Interpretation [editors] (essays) 1980

Jane P. Tompkins
Reader-Response Criticism: From Formalism to Post-Structuralism [editor] (essays) 1980