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In STRUCTURALISM IN LITERATURE, Robert Scholes attempts to explain what structuralism is, how it originated, how it generally fits into the current literary scheme of things
In STRUCTURALISM IN LITERATURE, Robert Scholes attempts to explain what structuralism is, how it originated, how it generally fits into the current literary scheme of things. When this book was published in 1974, structuralism, even in its infancy, was fighting for space on the crowded stage of critical theory. Part of the problem that I had with Scholes' text is that he fails to come to the defense of a theory that even now has many supporters.
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Robert E. Scholes (1929-2016) was an American literary critic and theorist. Structuralism in Literature (1974). New Books: Modernism in the Magazines: An Introduction". Harper's Magazine Foundation. He is known for his ideas on fabulation and metafiction. He graduated from Yale University. From 1970 until his death in 2016, he was a Professor at Brown University. With Eric S. Rabkin, he published in 1977 the book Science Fiction: History, Science, Vision, which considerably influenced science fiction studies. Structural Fabulation: An Essay on Fiction of the Future (University of Notre Dame Press, 1975). Science fiction: history, science, vision.
Structuralism in Literature : An Introduction. From time to time a current of thought sweeps through a culture and moves its most disparate elements in the same direction. Such a current is structuralism. Reacting against "modernist" alienation and fragmentation, it is an integrative and holistic way of looking at the world; it seeks reality not in individual things but in the relationships among them.
Structuralism is a broad thoery. In literature, it gave birth to other theories like post-structuralism & deconstruction. Read the article on Structuralist theory and its literary implications by Alok Mishra.
Scholes, Robert, Structuralism in Literature: An Introduction (Yale University Press, 1974). Don't be put off by its age. You won't find anything to match it. Sturrock, John, Structuralism (Paladin, 1986). Chapter four is a good, succinct.
Robert Scholes (Structuralism in Literature), Colin MacCabe, Frank Kermode and David Lodge (combined traditional and structuralist approaches in his book Working with Structuralism).
Beginning with the trailblazers, Levi Strauss and Barthes, the other major practitioners include A. J. Greimas, Vladimir Propp, Terence Hawkes (Structuralism and Semiotics), Robert Scholes (Structuralism in Literature), Colin MacCabe, Frank Kermode and David Lodge (combined traditional and structuralist approaches in his book Working with Structuralism).
Scholes, Robert E. (1974). Structuralism in literature : an introduction. New Haven : Yale University Press. Book, Online - Google Books. Scholes, Robert E. Description. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1974 xii, 221 p. ; 22 cm. Structuralism in literature : an introduction, Robert Scholes Yale University Press New Haven 1974. Australian/Harvard Citation. 1974, Structuralism in literature : an introduction, Robert Scholes Yale University Press New Haven.