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Notes for Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary theory. (New York: Oxford, 1988).
Notes for Fredric Jameson’s The Political Unconscious: Narrative as Socially Symbolic Act. (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1981).
Notes for Susan Sniader Lanser’s Fictions of Authority: Women Writers and Narrative Voice (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1992).
Sketches for “Interpreting Literature: A List of World Theory Readings, from Antiquity to 1949.”