Literary Resources Theory
This page is part of the Literary Resources collection maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers Newark. Comments and suggestions are welcome.
Literary Theory and Cultural Studies
- Voice of the Shuttle Theory
- The best set of links.
- Background Materials: Formalist and Structuralist Ideas
- Useful background information: short original essays, with suggested readings.
- Critical Approaches to Culture, Communications + Hypermedia (Ron Burnett, Emily Carr Institute)
- A collection of meditations on cultural studies.
- Cultural Theory (The English Server)
- Extensive and searchable collection of resources in theory and cultural studies.
- Cultural Studies Center (Sarah Zupko)
- Extensive site on cultural studies and popular culture, including original essays and links.
- ÉCLAT: The Essential Comparative Literature And Theory Site (Michael Strong and Brett Wilson, Penn)
- Information on Penn's program and links to other comp lit programs and resources.
- Guide to Philosophy on the Internet (Suber, Earlham)
- Extensive list of resources.
- HyperLiterature/HyperTheory HomePage (Virginia Tech)
- Includes a useful bibliography.
- Illuminations: The Critical Theory Website (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
- Learned commentary on the works of the Frankfurt School, including Adorno, Benjamin, Fromm, Horkheimer, Habermas, Marcuse, Aggger, Best, Bronner, and Kellner.
- The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism (Michael Groden and Martin Kreiswirth, Hopkins)
- On-line version of the extensive print guide to theory and criticism.
- The LitCrit ToolKit: An Introduction to Literary Theory
- A rudimentary introduction to several varieties of theory, as applied to the opening of Jane Eyre. Handy for rank beginners.
- Literary Theory: A Literary Theory Project (Rice)
- Large general theory site.
- Literary Theory and Criticism: A Bibliography (José Angel García Landa, Universidad de Zaragoza)
- Very extensive bibliography (without annotations) of English authors and criticism. Many sources are in Spanish. Text only.
- Mobilis in Mobili (Mark Nunes, Dekalb)
- Miscellaneous links.
- Modern Literary Theory (Kristi Siegel, Mt Mary College)
- A brief but clear intro to 20th-c. theory, including New Criticism, Formalism, Structurealism, feminism, psychoanalysis, and so on. Includes quick discussions and brief suggested reading lists.
- Manchester Institute for Popular Culture Website
- Information on the Institute, including news and events.
- Poems, Plays, and Prose: A Guide to the Theory of Literary Genres (Manfred Jahn, Univ. of Cologne)
- A worthy introduction to genre theory and narratology.
- Postmodern Thought (Denver)
- Extensive and annotated list of resources.
- Random Postmodern Essay Generator (Monash)
- Good for a larf.
- Rhetorical and Cultural Studies: Critical Theory (Iowa)
- A collection of links to articles and sites on major figures in literary and cultural theory.
- Semiotics (Denver)
- Extensive and partially annotated list of links.
- Sites of Significance for Semiotics (Pascal Michelucci, Toronto)
- Good and extensive annotated list of links.
- The Society for Critical Exchange (CWRU)
- Large site with annotated links.
- The Wellek Library Lecturer Bibliographies (UC Irvine)
- Very extensive bibliographies of works by and about major theorists.
- Who's Who in Theory (Southern Oregon Univ.)
- Often flippant guide to major theorists.
- Would You Like Sprinkles With That? SWIRL: Theory at Southern Oregon: Your Guide to Post-Millenial Paradigms (Warren Hedges and Lisa Moren, SOU)
- Miscellaneous collection of cultural studies resources.
- "A website about the realtionship between the mass media and people's identities, genders and everyday lives." Includes bibliographies and original essays. Very flashy and graphics-heavy.
- "An international journal of theory, technology and culture."
- Exemplaria (Florida)
- A journal of theory in Medieval and Renaissance studies.
- An E-journal on fiction theory, supported by dozens of other resources: original essays, links, discussiong roups, and so on. Very well done. In French.
- Other Voices A Journal of Critical Thought (Penn)
- On-line journal.
- Bakhtin Centre (Sheffield)
- Information on the Centre, along with a few links.
- Centro Studi Walter Benjamin
- E-texts by and about Benjamin, mostly in Acrobat PDF format. The site is in Italian, though the texts are in various languages.
- Fragments of the Passagenwerk: A Meander Through the Arcades Project of Walter Benjamin (G. Peaker, Derby)
- Harold Bloom Site (William McPheron, Stanford)
- Bibliography and news.
- Hélène Cixous Site (Mary Jane Parrine, Stanford)
- Bibliography and news.
Deleuze and Guattari
- Deleuze & Guattari on the Web (Alan Taylor, Texas at Arlington)
- Annotated list of links.
- The Deleuze & Guattari page (Virginia)
- Information on the Spoon Collective's discussion group.
Paul de Man
- Paul de Man Bibliography (UCI)
- A Genealogy of Foucault (Ben Attias, California State Univ., Northridge)
- Includes primary bibliography, original essays, and links.
- The Husserl Page (Bob Sandmeyer)
- Biography, primary bibliography, E-texts, and some secondary sources, with annotated links. Well done.
- jacques lacan/lacan dot com
- An extensive, scholarly, and (appropriately) bizarre site devoted to Lacan, with bibliographies of his primary works (and those of Zizek, Miller, Ayerza, Fink, Copjec, and Badiou), a chronology of his career, links, and news.
- The Lacianian School of Psychoanalysis.
- Lyotard Auto-Differend Page (Alan Liu, UCSB)
- Sophisticated exploration of Lyotard's thought.
I. A. Richards
- I. A. Richards (John Constable, Kyoto Univ., Japan)
- Introduction, chronological list of publications, and links.
- The I. A. Richards Web Resource
- A chronology, bibliography, and list of resources on the influential critic.
This page, part of the larger collection of literary resources, is maintained by Jack Lynch.