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Soviet literary structuralism

background, debate, issues

by Peter Seyffert

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Published by Slavica Publishers in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

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  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Criticism -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter Seyffert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN99.S65 S49 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination378 p. ;
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2626214M
      ISBN 100893571407
      LC Control Number85195173

      Viktor Shklovsky's book Theory of Prose might have become the most important work of literary criticism in the twentieth century had not two obstacles barred its way: the crackdown by Soviet dictatorship on Shklovsky and other Russian Formalists in the s, and the unavailability of an English translation. Now translated in its entirety for the first time, Theory of/5. For Jameson, only two important approaches exploited what he terms the "linguistic model" in literary studies: Russian formalism and, following its lead, structuralism, "whose rise as a 'mass movement' may be conveniently dated from the publication of Lwi-Strauss' Tristes tropiques in "."The Prague school is mentioned only a couple of times Cited by: 1.

      The same decade saw, on the other hand, the rise to prominence of semiotics and structuralism. Postmodernism and a strong revival of academic literary studies have shared the stage since the start of the post-Soviet era. "This book is a necessary compendium for anyone looking to understand the history of Russian literary scholarship in its. Along with Jakobson’s post-Formalism and Bogatyrev’s early functionalist Structuralism (developed, recent Russian research would claim, independently of Malinovsky’s), 22 we can also see the unfolding of fruitful historico-philological research (centered around the –33 Dostoevsky Seminar founded by Alfred Bem) 23 and psychoanalytic.

      in Soviet structuralism and semiotics was inspired by a continuous rediscovery of the heritage of the first half of the 20 th century. In this sense, Soviet structuralism may be compared with Czech and Slovak structuralism which drew their inspiration from the pre-war culture of the Czech and Slovak avantgarde. Russian philosopher, literary critic, semiotician and scholar who worked on literary theory, ethics, and the philosophy of language. His writings, on a variety of subjects, inspired scholars working in a number of different traditions (Marxism, semiotics, structuralism, religious criticism) and in disciplines as diverse as literary criticism, history, philosophy, anthropology and psychology/5.


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This book traces the backgrounds of Soviet literary structuralism, renders the ensuing debate, and analyzes the main issues. It is based primarily upon Soviet publications, and proceeds from a thorough examination of the events and writings to a synthesizing discussion of the.

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It is based primarily upon Soviet publications, and proceeds from a thorough examination of the events and writings to a synthesizing. literary structuralism.

Major figures in the polemics included Xrapčenko and Vinogradov. Chapter П is devoted to the debut of Soviet literary structuralism at the Gorky Conference of Along with a call for a "cyber-netic" poetics, it marked the simultaneous rediscovery of the Formalist heritage and introduced Praguean ideas and Western.

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Book Description: This volume assembles the work of leading international scholars in a comprehensive history of Russian literary theory and criticism from to the post-Soviet age. The same decade saw, on the other hand, the rise to prominence of semiotics and structuralism.

Postmodernism and a strong revival of academic literary. "Peter Seyffert. Soviet Literary Structuralism: Background, Debate, Issues. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Publishers, Inc., pp. $ (paper)." published on Russian formalism was a school of literary criticism in Russia from the s to the s.

It includes the work of a number of highly influential Russian and Soviet scholars such as Viktor Shklovsky, Yuri Tynianov, Vladimir Propp, Boris Eichenbaum, Roman Jakobson, Boris Tomashevsky, Grigory Gukovsky who revolutionised literary criticism between and the s by establishing the. But Fry picks this history up in the 20th century in his Yale course ENGL (Introduction to Theory of Literature), an accessible series of lectures on the history and practice of literary theory, in which he proceeds in a critical spirit to cover everything from Russian Formalism and New Criticism; to Semiotics, Structuralism and.

The principles of literary semiotics are then organized in Greimas and Courtéswhich remains an important source today. Culler is also critical as a work that demonstrates that literary texts cannot be analyzed insightfully without recourse to semiotics.

Chandler, Daniel. Semiotics: The Basics. London: Routledge, Structuralism 1. The nature of meaning or understanding. The role of structure as the system of relationships Something can only be understood (i.e., a meaning can be constructed) within a certain system of relationships (or structure).

For example, a word which is a linguistic signFile Size: KB. The relevance of structuralism to literary studies and questions of how it might apply are matters of dispute in both Eastern and Western Europe.

Soviet scholars who favor such an approach make the following points. In reference to literary studies "structure" implies the study of the con­File Size: 4MB. The same decade saw, on the other hand, the rise to prominence of semiotics and structuralism.

Postmodernism and a strong revival of academic literary studies have shared the stage since the start of the post-Soviet era. For the first time anywhere, this collection analyzes all of the important theorists and major critical movements during a 4/4(1).

This volume assembles the work of leading international scholars in a comprehensive history of Russian literary theory and criticism from to the post-Soviet age. By examining the dynamics of literary criticism and theory in three arenas--political, intellectual, and institutional--the authors capture the progression and structure of Russian literary criticism and its changing function and 4/5(1).

A History of Russian Literary Theory and Criticism: The Soviet Age and Beyond The same decade saw, on the other hand, the rise to prominence of semiotics and structuralism.

Postmodernism and a strong revival of academic literary studies have shared the stage since the start of the post-Soviet era. You can write a book review and share. The same decade saw, on the other hand, the rise to prominence of semiotics and structuralism. Postmodernism and a strong revival of academic literary studies have shared the stage since the start of the post-Soviet era.

A History of Russian Literary Theory and Criticism: The Soviet Age and Beyond [Evgeny Dobrenko and Galin Tihanov]. This volume assembles the work of leading international scholars in a comprehensive history of Russian literary theory and criticism f.

Frow's book is a novel contribution to Marxist literary theory, proposing a reconciliation of formalism and historicism in order to establish the basis for a new literary history.

Frow seeks to define the strengths and the limitations of this tradition and then to extend its possibilities in a. The work of Potebnja, a leading Ukrainian linguist of the nineteenth century, has significantly influenced modern literary criticism, particularly Russian formalism and structuralism.

Yet despite his remarkable achievements in linguistics and literary theory, Potebnja's work was officially renounced in the Soviet Union in the s, and in the West he remains virtually unknown.A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory RAMAN SELDEN PETER WIDDOWSON PETER BROOKER Response Theory, Marxist Criticism, Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, Post-Modernism and Feminism, as well as to Cultural Materialism and New Historicism, Postcolonialism and Gay, Soviet Socialist Realism 84 Lukács and Brecht 86 The Frankfurt.The volume includes entries on authors, genres, literary movements, and period studies, together with reviews of notable journals.

The lengthiest entries run to more than 6, words, the shortest have been kept to a single paragraph, giving the book value both for ready reference and as a collection of history and criticism."--Booklist5/5(2).