Goldstein, Philip

New Directions in American Reception Study

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Introduction: Reception Study: Achievements and New Directions, Philip Goldstein and James L. Machor
I. (Re)Theorizing Reception Study
"Understanding an Other: Reading as a Receptive Form of Communicative Action", Patrocinio Schweickart
"Judging and Hoping: Rhetorical Effects of Reading about Reading.", Steven Mailloux
"Activating the Multitude: Audience Powers and Cultural Studies", Jack Bratich
"Habitus Clive: Aesthetics and Politics in the Work of Pierre Bourdieu", Tony Bennett
II. Texts, Authors, and the Receptions of Literature
"The American Reception of Melville's Short Fiction in the 1850s", James L. Machor
"Placing Readers at the Forefront of Nowhere: Reception and Utopian Literature", Kenneth Roemer
"Richard Wright's Native Son: From Naturalist Protest to Modernist Liberation and Beyond", Philip Goldstein
"Main Street Reading Main Street", Amy Blair
"Learning from Philistines: Suspicion, Refusing to Read,and the Rise of Dubious Modernism", Leonard Diepeveen
"Reception and Authenticity: Danny Santiago's Famous All Over Town", Marcial Gonzalez
Charlotte Templin
III. Books, Print Culture, and Historical Sites of Reception
"The Power of Recirculation: Scrapbooks and the Reception of the Nineteenth-Century Press", Ellen Gruber Garvey
"Accuracy or Fair Play? Complaining About Newspapers in Early Twentieth-Century New York", David Paul Nord
"Sentiment without Tears: Uncle Tom's Cabin as History in the 1890s", Barbara Hochman
IV. Media and Cultural Studies
"Kiss Me Deadly: Cold War Threats from Spillane to Aldrich, NY to LA, and the Mafia to the H-Bomb", Janet Staiger
"Textual Poaching or Game Keeping? A Comparative Study of Two Six Feet Under Internet Fan Forums", Rhiannon Bury
"Political Talk and the Flow of Ambient Television: Women Watching Oprah in an African-American Hair Salon", Andrea Press and Camille Johnson-Yale
V. Retrospective Prospects
"What's the Matter with Reception Studies? Some Thoughts on the Disciplinary Origins, Conceptual Restraints, and Persistent Viability of a Paradigm", Janice Radway
"The Reception Deception", Toby Miller

Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General LIT004020

Oxford University Press
Publication year
Litterary Studies

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