Book , Print in English

Is there a text in this class? : the authority of interpretive communities

Stanley Fish.
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.
  • viii, 394 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects
Summary
  • A collection of essays concerning language, literature, reading, writing and the reader.
Contents
  • 1. Literature in the reader : affective stylistics
  • 2. What is stylistics and why are they saying such terrible things about it?
  • 3. How ordinary is ordinary language?
  • 4. What it's like to read L'Allegro and Il Penseroso
  • 5. Facts and fictions : a reply to Ralph Rader
  • 6. Interpreting the Variorum
  • 7. Interpreting "Interpreting the Variorum"
  • 8. Structuralist homiletics
  • 9. How to do things with Austin and Searle : speech-act theory and literary criticism
  • 10. What is stylistics and why are they saying such terrible things about it?
  • 11. Normal circumstances and other special cases
  • 12. A reply to John Reichert
  • 13. Is there a text in this class?
  • 14. How to recognize a poem when you see one
  • 15. What makes an interpretation acceptable?
  • 16. Demonstration vs. persuasion : two models of critical activity.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Also issued online.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 0674467256
  • 9780674467255
  • 0674467264
  • 9780674467262
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 80019438
  • OCLC: 06555139
  • OCLC: 6555139