Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Ben De Bruyn|
|Series||Companions to contemporary German culture -- v. 1|
|LC Classifications||PN98.R38 D43 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012016480|
Home › Literary Criticism › Key Theories of Wolfgang Iser. Key Theories of Wolfgang Iser By Nasrullah Mambrol on February 12, • (3). Wolfgang Iser’s () theories of reader response were initially presented in a lecture of entitled The Affective Structure of the Text, and then in two major works, The Implied Reader () and The Act of Reading (). Stanley Fish wrote a review of Wolfgang Iser’s work in claiming that two of Iser’s books outsold every other book in literary theory that year at John Hopkins’ press, except Derrida’s Grammatology—a book, Fish added, perhaps more often purchased than read. Iser’s work continues to exert a far-reaching, if quiet influence in. "An important transitional book, usefully summarizing the past and thoughtfully mapping out the future of a significant critic's theoretical project."- Modern Philology."There is a much greater emphasis on the reader's function as 'performer' of the text in Prospecting than in Iser's other books. The two brilliant chapters on Beckett's fiction and drama are crucial here Reviews: 1. Wolfgang Iser Quotes. This is why, when we have been particularly impressed by a book, we feel the need to talk about it; we do not want to get away from it by talking about it—we simply want to understand more clearly what it is in which we have been entangled. We have undergone an experience, and now we want to know consciously what we have.
By defining what happens during the act of reading, that is, how aesthetic experience is initiated, develops, and functions, Iser's book provides the first systematic framework for assessing the communicatory function of a literary text within the context from which it arises. It is an important work that will appeal to those interested in the reading process, aesthetic theory, literary. The implied reader: patterns of communication in prose fiction from Bunyan to Beckett by Wolfgang Iser (Book) 60 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. A virus reading a book “ This gestalt inevitably be colored by our own characteristic selection process. For it is not given by the text itself; it arises from the meeting between the written text and the individual mind of the reader with its own particular history of experience, consciousness, its own outlook”() Wolfgang Iser. b. The Act of Reading: A Theory of Aesthetic Response by Professor Wolfgang Iser and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at lfcmalta.com