Pooja three literary term
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Three literary term : New historicism Eco-criticism Queer theory E-C-203:Literary Criticism: western and Indian poetics By jumani pooja M.A. Sem 2 Roll no 07 Bhavnagar university Bhavnagar 2011-12
New historicism is a theory applied to literature that suggests literature must be studied and interpreted within the context of both history of author and the history of the critic.
Old: A historical movement creates a historical framework in which to place the text New: a historicist movement. Interested in history as represented and recorded in written documents- history as text. “the word of the past replaces the word of the past”. “The aim is not to represent the past as it really was but to present a new reality by resituating it”.
Definition “simply defined, eco-criticism is the study of the relationship between literature and the physical environment”.
Since the start the scientific age literary commentary on the aesthetics and meaning of natural phenomena has always accompanied scientific exegesis.
Queer theory is a set of ideas based around the idea that identifies are not fixed and do not determine who we are.
queer theory Overview History Background concepts Idenitity politics Role of biology The HIVAIDS discourse The Role of language