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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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This approach to criticism derives from Hermeneutics, a discipline which places at its centre the practice of interpretation rather than particular results. In such a perspective, the ... More
Stanley Fish

Stanley Fish  

(1938–)Americanliterary theorist and cultural critic. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Fish studied at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale. He has taught at the University of California, ...