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WOLFGANG ISER (1926 - 2007)

SOURCES: PRIMARY

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  • Anthologies:

    • Stepping Forward: Essays, Lectures and Interviews.  Crescent Moon, 2008.

    • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.

    • Der implizite Leser: Kommunikationsformen des Romans von Bunyan bis Beckett.  Munich: Fink, 1972.

      • The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1974.

  • Edited Collections:

    • The Translatability of Cultures: Figurations of the Space Between.  Ed. Iser and Sanford Budick.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996.

    • Languages of the Unsayable: the Play of Negativity in Literature and Literary Theory.  Ed. Iser and Sanford Budick.  New York: Columbia UP, 1989.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • How to Do Theory.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.

    • The Range of InterpretationWellek Library Lectures at the University of California, Irvine.  New York: Columbia UP, 2000.

    • Das Fiktive und das Imaginaire: Perspektiven littearischer Anthropologie.  Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1991.

      • The Fictive and the Imaginary: Charting Literary Anthropology.  Trans. David Henry Wilson and Wolfgang Iser.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993.

    • "Towards a Literary Anthropology."  The Future of Literary Theory.  Ed. Ralph Cohen.  London: Routledge, 1989. 

      • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.  262-284.

    • "The Play of the Text."  Languages of the Unsayable.  Ed. Sanford Budick and Wolfgang Iser.  New York: Columbia UP, 1989. 

      • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.  249-261.

    • Shakespeares Historien: Genesis und Geltung.  Constance: Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 1988.

      • Staging Politics: the Lasting Impact of Shakespeare's Historical Plays.  Trans. David Henry Wilson.  New York: Columbia UP, 1993.

    • Laurence Sternes 'Tristram Shandy': Inszenierte Subjektivität.  Munich: Fink, 1987.

      • Laurence Sterne: Tristram Shandy.  Trans. David Henry Wilson.  Cambridge: CUP, 1988.

    • "Representation: a Performative Act."  The Aims of Representation: Subject / Text / History.  Ed. Murrray Krieger.  New York: Columbia UP, 1987. 

      • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.  236-248.

    • "Feigning in Fiction."  Identity of the Literary Text.  Ed. Mario J. Valdes and Owen Miller.  Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985.  204-228.

    • "Interaction Between Text and Reader."  The Reader in the Text: Essays on Audience and Interpretation.  Ed. Susan J. Suleiman and Inge Crosman.  New Jersey: Princeton UP, 1980.  106-119. 

      • Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism.  Ed. Vincent Leitch.  New York: Norton, 2001.  1673-1682.

      • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1993.  31-41.

      • Readers and Reading.  Ed. Andrew Bennett.  London: Longman, 1995.  20-31.

    • "Key Concepts in Current Literary Theory and the Imaginary."  New Literary History 11 (1978): 1-20. 

      • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.  215-235.

    • Der Akt des Lesens: Theorie Asthetischer Wirkung.  Munich: Fink, 1976.

      • The Act of Reading: a Theory of Aesthetic Response.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1978.

        • Contexts for Criticism.  Ed. Donald Keesey.  Palo Alto, CA: Mayfield; London: Eurospan, 1987.  2nd Ed. 137-144.

        • Contemporary.  Vol. 10 of The Art of the Critic: Literary Theory and Criticism from the Greeks to the Present.  Ed. Harold Bloom.  New York: Chelsea House, 1990.  435-451.

        • Ch. 3 "The Repertoire."  53-85.

          • Critical Theory Since 1965Ed. Hazard Adams and Leroy Searle.  Tallahassee: UP of Florida, 1986.  360-382.

    • "The Reality of Fiction: a Functionalist Approach to Literature."  New Literary History 7 (1975): 7-38.

    • "The Reading Process: a Phenomenological Approach."  New Literary History 3 (1972): 279-299. 

      • Twentieth Century Literary Theory: an Introductory Anthology.  Ed. Vassilis Lambropoulos and David Neal MillerAlbany: SUNY Press, 1986.  381-400.

      • Reader-Response Criticism: from Formalism to Structuralism.  Ed. Jane Tompkins.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1980.  50-69.

      • The Implied Reader.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1974.  274-294.

    • "The Role of the Reader in Fielding's Joseph Andrews."  Eighth Conference of International Association of University Professors of English, Istanbul, 1971.  English Studies Today (Fifth Series).  Ed. Sencer Tongue.  Istanbul: , 1973.  289-325,

      • Theory into Practice: a Reader in Modern Literary Criticism.  Ed. K. M. Newton.  New York: St. Martin's, 1992.

      •   81-98.
      • The Implied Reader.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1974.  29-56. 

      • English Studies Today.  Ed. Sencer Tonguc.  Istanbul: , 1973.  289-325. 

    • "Appelstruktur der Texte."  1970.

      • "Indeterminacy and the Reader's Response." 

        • Prospecting: from Reader Response to Literary Anthropology.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.  3-30.

        • Twentieth Century Literary Theory: a Reader.  Ed. K. M. Newton.  New York: St. Martin's, 1988.

        •  226-231.
        • Aspects of Narrative.  Ed. J. Hillis Miller.  New York: Columbia UP, 1971.  1-45. 

    • "The Generic Control of the Aesthetic Response: an Examination of Smollett's Humphry Clinker."  Southern Humanities Review 3 (1969): 243-257.

      • The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1974.  57-80.

    • Walter Pater: Die Autonomie des Ästhetischen.  Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1960.

      • Walter Pater: the Aesthetic Moment.  Trans. David Henry Wilson.  European Studies in English Literature.  Cambridge: CUP, 1987. 

    • Die Weltanschauung Henry Fieldings.  Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1952.

    • "The Reader as a Component Part of the Realistic Novel: Esthetic Effects in Thackeray's Vanity Fair."  The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1974.  101-120

      • The Novel: an Anthology of Criticism and Theory, 1900-2000.  Ed. Dorothy J. Hale.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.  763-778.

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SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Wolfgang Iser: 'The Act of Reading' and AfterCCS 1 (2004).

    • Cohen, Ralph, ed.  On the Writings of Wolfgang IserNew Literary History 31.1 (2000).

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Fish, Stanley.  "Why No One's Afraid of Wolfgang Iser."  Diacritics 11.1 (1981): .

      • Doing What Comes Naturally: Change, Rhetoric and the Practice of Theory in Literary and Legal Studies.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1989.  68-86.
    • Folkenflik, Robert.  "Wolfgang Iser's Eighteenth Century."  Poetics Today (2006): .
    • Freund, Elizabeth.  "The Peripatetic Reader: Wolfgang Iser and the Aesthetics of Reception."  The Return of the Reader: Reader-Response Criticism.  London: Methuen, 1987.  134-151.
    • Harland, Richard.  "From Ingarden to Iser."  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999.  204-208.
    • Holub, Robert C.  "Textuality and the Reader's Response: Wolfgang Iser."  Reception Theory: a Critical Introduction.  London: Methuen, 1984.  82-106.
    • Lentricchia, Frank.  "Uncovering History and the Reader: Structuralism."  After the New Criticism.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.  102-154.

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