English Literary Studies at Freie Universität Berlin

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What is Hermeneutics?

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1) Historical paradigms of literature

Classical paradigm: ?

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2) Historical paradigms of literature

Pragmatic/ Didactic paradigm: ?

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3) Historical paradigms of literature

Romantic paradigm: ?

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4) Historical paradigms of literature

Modernist paradigm: ?

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Who or what decides what is Literature?

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Canons are prone to change but are surprisingly stable. 

What is the process of purposeful change of a canon with the aim to correct historical injustices called?

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In which manner is literature a deviation from "ordinary language" (according to Eagleton, 1996)?

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What is an important conclusion de Saussure proposes concerning the sign?

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English Literary Studies

What is Hermeneutics?

the theory or the art of interpretation

English Literary Studies

What is important with theory?

self-reflexivity

English Literary Studies

1) Historical paradigms of literature

Classical paradigm: ?

Mimesis (imitation of ancient authors)

English Literary Studies

2) Historical paradigms of literature

Pragmatic/ Didactic paradigm: ?

Instruction (literature should teach the reader)

English Literary Studies

3) Historical paradigms of literature

Romantic paradigm: ?

Expressivity (literature should express the authors feelings)

English Literary Studies

4) Historical paradigms of literature

Modernist paradigm: ?

Autonomy (literature should exist by itself without context)

English Literary Studies

Who or what decides what is Literature?

canon formation is ...

  • an ideological and political process involving especially aspects of class, race and gender
  • closely related to cultural identity

-> decision on what is literature is closely tied to ideology

English Literary Studies

Is literary production a social practice?

Yes: literary texts do not merely reflect social reality but create it

English Literary Studies

Canons are prone to change but are surprisingly stable. 

What is the process of purposeful change of a canon with the aim to correct historical injustices called?

Canon revision

English Literary Studies

In which manner is literature a deviation from "ordinary language" (according to Eagleton, 1996)?

literature ...

  • transforms & intensifies ordinary language
  • deviates systematically from everyday speech

how?

  • disproportion between signifiers and signifieds

English Literary Studies

What is an important conclusion de Saussure proposes concerning the sign?

every sign within a language system is constituted by what it is not 

e.g. a tree differs from a bush and therefore needs a different word to be described correctly

English Literary Studies

What is poetry?

language cast in verse

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