Christians Reading & Christian Reading in the Wake of Contemporary Literary Theory

Speaker(s): Valentine Cunningham
Date: July 18-22, 2005
Length: 11:23:53
Product ID: RGDL3525S

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The large question addressed by this course is what a Christian poetics and hermeneutics, a Christian Reading-writing practice, might be, now, in the wake of the large and influential body of leterary theory known as "Theory." The course considers such thinkers as Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, and T.S. Eliot.

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Valentine Cunningham is Fellow and Senior Tutor in English Literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, University Professor of English at Oxford, and Visiting Professor at the University of Konstanz in Germany. He reviews widely for British and American journals and newspapers including The Observer, and broadcasts regularly for the BBC. He was a judge for the Booker Prize in 1992 and was formerly Regional Chair of the judges for the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Eurasia region.) He has written a number of books including Everywhere Spoken Against: Dissent in the Victorian Novel, British Writers of the Thirties, In The Reading Goal: Postmodernity, Texts, and History and Reading After Theory. BA (Keble College), MA, Dphil(St. John's College).

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