Sunday, 17 February 2013

Yale Critics

         Yale critics are a group of literary critics
associated with deconstruction in USA.  All of them are centered on Yale university, Connecticut, later changed their affiliation to university of California at Irvine. Their critical enterprise flourished in the 1970’s. Prominent members of the group are:

Harold Bloom

Paul de Man

Geoffrey Hartman

J. Hillis Miller

Jacques Derrida

They published deconstruction & criticism in 1979, which is described as ‘Yale Manifesto’. They focused on post structuralist dimensions of deconstruction than phenomenological dimensions.

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