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0.41 Steven Mailloux, Stanley Fish's "Interpreting the Variorum": Advance or Retreat?, Critical Inquiry, 1976.
0.37 Paisley Livingston, Intentionalism in Aesthetics, New Literary History, 1998.
0.36 Mark Bevir, Meaning and Intention: A Defense of Procedural Individualism, New Literary History, 2000.
0.31 Stein Haugom Olsen, Reply [to Catherine Belsey], New Literary History, 1982.
0.31 Steven Knapp Walter Benn Michaels, Against Theory 2: Hermeneutics and Deconstruction, Critical Inquiry, 1987.
0.29 Ellen Schauber Ellen Spolsky, Stalking a Generative Poetics, New Literary History, 1981.
0.29 W. John Harker, Information Processing and the Reading of Literary Texts, New Literary History, 1989.
0.28 Quentin Skinner, Motives Intentions and the Interpretation of Texts, New Literary History, 1972.
0.28 James L. Battersby James Phelan, Meaning as Concept and Extension: Some Problems, Critical Inquiry, 1986.
0.27 Michael Leddy, "Validity" and Reinterpretation, Critical Inquiry, 1986.
0.27 Willie Van Peer, Top-Down and Bottom-Up: Interpretative Strategies in Reading E E Cummings, New Literary History, 1987.
0.27 Wolfgang Iser, Talk like Whales: A Reply to Stanley Fish, Diacritics, 1981.
0.27 Alexander Nehamas, The Postulated Author: Critical Monism as a Regulative Ideal, Critical Inquiry, 1981.
0.26 Stanley E. Fish, One More Time, Critical Inquiry, 1980.
0.26 Wolfgang Iser Norman N. Holland Wayne Booth, Interview: Wolfgang Iser, Diacritics, 1980.
0.26 Wolfgang Iser, The Reading Process: A Phenomenological Approach, New Literary History, 1972.
0.25 Jerry R. Hobbs, Against Confusion, Diacritics, 1988.
0.25 Göran Hermerén, Intention and Interpretation in Literary Criticism, New Literary History, 1975.
0.25 Quentin Skinner, Hermeneutics and the Role of History, New Literary History, 1975.
0.24 John Reichert, Making Sense of Interpretation, Critical Inquiry, 1980.
0.24 E. D. Hirsch_ Jr., Against Theory?, Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.24 E. D. Hirsch_ Jr., Meaning and Significance Reinterpreted, Critical Inquiry, 1984.
0.23 David Tracy, Creativity in the Interpretation of Religion: The Question of Radical Pluralism, New Literary History, 1984.
0.23 E. D. Hirsch_ Jr., Three Dimensions of Hermeneutics, New Literary History, 1972.
0.23 Ralph Cohen, From the Editor: The Statements Literary Texts Do Not Make, New Literary History, 1982.
0.23 Nelson Goodman Catherine Z. Elgin, Interpretation and Identity: Can the Work Survive the World?, Critical Inquiry, 1986.
0.23 Wolfgang Iser, Concluding Remarks, New Literary History, 1991.
0.23 Eric Livingston, The Textuality of Pleasure, New Literary History, 2006.
0.23 Steven Knapp Walter Benn Michaels, Reply to John Searle, New Literary History, 1994.
0.22 Günther Buck Marshall Brown, Hermeneutics of Texts and Hermeneutics of Action, New Literary History, 1980.
0.22 P. D. Juhl, Do Computer Poems Show That an Author's Intention Is Irrelevant to the Meaning of a Literary Work?, Critical Inquiry, 1979.
0.22 Charles Altieri, The Hermeneutics of Literary Indeterminacy: A Dissent from the New Orthodoxy, New Literary History, 1978.
0.22 Steven Mailloux, Convention and Context, New Literary History, 1983.
0.22 Karlheinz Stierle, Studium: Perspectives on Institutionalized Modes of Reading, New Literary History, 1991.
0.22 James R. Kincaid James Phelan, What Do We Owe Texts? Respect Irreverence or Nothing at All?, Critical Inquiry, 1999.
0.22 Michael Riffaterre, Interview: Michael Riffaterre, Diacritics, 1981.
0.22 Jeffrey Stout, What Is the Meaning of a Text?, New Literary History, 1982.
0.21 Stanley E. Fish, Interpreting the "Variorum", Critical Inquiry, 1976.
0.21 Norman N. Holland, The Miller's Wife and the Professors: Questions about the Transactive Theory of Reading, New Literary History, 1986.
0.21 Gregory G. Colomb June Anne Griffin, Coherence on and off the Page: What Writers Can Know about Writing Coherently, New Literary History, 2004.
0.21 Gerald Graff, Interpretation on Tlön: A Response to Stanley Fish, New Literary History, 1985.
0.21 Paul B. Armstrong, In Defense of Reading: Or Why Reading Still Matters in a Contextualist Age, New Literary History, 2011.
0.21 Michał Głowiński Wlad Godzich, Reading Interpretation Reception, New Literary History, 1979.
0.21 E. D. Hirsch_ Jr., Coming with Terms to Meaning, Critical Inquiry, 1986.
0.21 Joel Weinsheimer, "London" and the Fundamental Problem of Hermeneutics, Critical Inquiry, 1982.
0.21 Kazimierz Bartoszyński Thomas Hoisington Sona Hoisington, The Borderlands of Literary Criticism, New Literary History, 1980.
0.20 Bianca Theisen, The Four Sides of Reading: Paradox Play and Autobiographical Fiction in Iser and Rilke, New Literary History, 2000.
0.20 Paul Ricoeur, Metaphor and the Main Problem of Hermeneutics, New Literary History, 1974.
0.20 Stanley E. Fish, Facts and Fictions: A Reply to Ralph Rader, Critical Inquiry, 1975.
0.20 Steven Knapp Walter Benn Michaels, Reply to George Wilson, Critical Inquiry, 1992.
0.20 Tilottama Rajan, The Supplement of Reading, New Literary History, 1986.
0.20 Peter J. Rabinowitz, The Turn of the Glass Key: Popular Fiction as Reading Strategy, Critical Inquiry, 1985.
0.20 Lucien Dällenbach Annette Tomarken, Reflexivity and Reading, New Literary History, 1980.
0.20 Gerald L. Bruns, Intention Authority and Meaning, Critical Inquiry, 1980.
0.20 Catherine Belsey, Problems of Literary Theory: The Problem of Meaning, New Literary History, 1982.
0.20 John Reichert, But That Was in Another Ball Park: A Reply to Stanley Fish, Critical Inquiry, 1979.
0.20 Steven Mailloux, Rhetorical Hermeneutics, Critical Inquiry, 1985.
0.20 Bertrand Gervais, Reading Tensions: Of Sterne Klee and the Secret Police, New Literary History, 1995.
0.19 Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan, A "Figure" in Iser's "Carpet", New Literary History, 2000.
0.19 Ross Chambers, Commentary in Literary Texts, Critical Inquiry, 1978.
0.19 Richard Kuhns, Semantics for Literary Languages, New Literary History, 1972.
0.19 Yu. M. Lotman A. M. Piatigorsky Ann Shukman, Text and Function, New Literary History, 1978.
0.18 Hershel Parker, Lost Authority: Non-Sense Skewed Meanings and Intentionless Meanings, Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.18 Paul B. Armstrong, History and Epistemology: The Example of The Turn of the Screw, New Literary History, 1988.
0.18 Stanley E. Fish, Interpreting "Interpreting the Variorum", Critical Inquiry, 1976.
0.18 Mary Louise Pratt, Interpretive Strategies/Strategic Interpretations: On Anglo-American Reader Response Criticism, boundary 2, 1982.
0.18 Janusz Sławiński Nina Taylor, Reading and Reader in the Literary Historical Process, New Literary History, 1988.
0.18 Paul Ricœur, The Model of the Text: Meaningful Action Considered as a Text, New Literary History, 1973.
0.17 David Couzens Hoy, Hermeneutic Circularity Indeterminacy and Incommensurability, New Literary History, 1978.
0.17 Ronald Dworkin, Law as Interpretation, Critical Inquiry, 1982.
0.17 Mark Roskill, A Reply to John Reichert and Stanley Fish, Critical Inquiry, 1979.
0.17 Wolfgang Iser, The Current Situation of Literary Theory: Key Concepts and the Imaginary, New Literary History, 1979.
0.17 Anthony Savile, Historicity and the Hermeneutic Circle, New Literary History, 1978.
0.17 David Boucher, Conversation and Political Thought, New Literary History, 1986.
0.17 Eugene F. Kaelin, The Fourteenth Way of Looking at a Blackbird, New Literary History, 1982.
0.17 Stanley Fish, Resistance and Independence: A Reply to Gerald Graff, New Literary History, 1985.
0.17 Wesley Trimpi, The Definition and Practice of Literary Studies, New Literary History, 1970.
0.17 Steven Mailloux, Truth or Consequences: On Being against Theory, Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.17 Stein Haugom Olsen, The "Meaning" of a Literary Work, New Literary History, 1982.
0.17 Steven Knapp Walter Benn Michaels, Against Theory, Critical Inquiry, 1982.
0.17 Gregory G. Colomb, Cultural Literacy and the Theory of Meaning: Or What Educational Theorists Need to Know about How We Read, New Literary History, 1989.
0.16 George M. Wilson, Again Theory: On Speaker's Meaning Linguistic Meaning and the Meaning of a Text, Critical Inquiry, 1992.
0.16 William Ray, Supersession and the Subject: A Reconsideration of Stanley Fish's "Affective Stylistics", Diacritics, 1978.
0.16 John R. Searle, Literary Theory and Its Discontents, New Literary History, 1994.
0.16 E. D. Hirsch_ Jr., Transhistorical Intentions and the Persistence of Allegory, New Literary History, 1994.
0.16 Stanley E. Fish, A Reply to John Reichert; Or How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Interpretation, Critical Inquiry, 1979.
0.16 Peter Szondi Timothy Bahti, Introduction to Literary Hermeneutics, New Literary History, 1978.
0.16 Ellen Schauber, Reply, New Literary History, 1981.
0.16 E. D. Hirsch_ Jr., The Politics of Theories of Interpretation, Critical Inquiry, 1982.
0.16 Gabriele Schwab, "If Only I Were Not Obliged to Manifest": Iser's Aesthetics of Negativity, New Literary History, 2000.
0.16 Fr. D. E. Schleiermacher Jan Wojcik Roland Haas, The Hermeneutics: Outline of the 1819 Lectures, New Literary History, 1978.
0.16 John Paul Riquelme, Introduction: Wolfgang Iser's Aesthetic Politics: Reading as Fieldwork, New Literary History, 2000.
0.16 Wolfgang Iser, The Interplay between Creation and Interpretation, New Literary History, 1984.
0.15 Wolfgang Iser, The Reality of Fiction: A Functionalist Approach to Literature, New Literary History, 1975.
0.15 William C. Dowling, Intentionless Meaning, Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.15 Walter A. Davis, The Fisher King: "Wille zur Macht" in Baltimore, Critical Inquiry, 1984.
0.15 Jeffrey Stout, The Problem of Meaning: A Reply to Belsey, New Literary History, 1982.
0.15 Stephan Mussil, A Secret in Spite of Itself: Recursive Meaning in Henry James's "The Figure in the Carpet", New Literary History, 2008.
0.15 Max Black, Meaning and Intention: An Examination of Grice's Views, New Literary History, 1973.
0.15 Brook Thomas, Restaging the Reception of Iser's Early Work or Sides Not Taken in Discussions of the Aesthetic, New Literary History, 2000.
0.15 Gillian Cohen, The Psychology of Reading, New Literary History, 1972.
0.15 Christie V. McDonald, Literary History: Interpretation inside out?, New Literary History, 1981.
0.15 Walter Benn Michaels, Is There a Politics of Interpretation?, Critical Inquiry, 1982.
0.15 Kalle Pihlainen, The Moral of the Historical Story: Textual Differences in Fact and Fiction, New Literary History, 2002.
0.14 Eugene Vance, A Coda: Modern Medievalism and the Understanding of Understanding, New Literary History, 1979.
0.14 Mario J. Valdés, Toward a Structure of Criticism, New Literary History, 1972.
0.14 Günther Buck Peter Heath, The Structure of Hermeneutic Experience and the Problem of Tradition, New Literary History, 1978.
0.14 Alastair Fowler, The Selection of Literary Constructs, New Literary History, 1975.
0.14 Manfred Frank Jean Bollack Avital Ronnel Rainer Nagele Bernhard Boschenstein Glenn Most Louis Marin Kimberley Nemec, Discussion of Frank and Nägele Papers, boundary 2, 1983.
0.14 Stanley E. Fish, Normal Circumstances Literal Language Direct Speech Acts the Ordinary the Everyday the Obvious What Goes without Saying and Other Special Cases, Critical Inquiry, 1978.
0.14 Marie Maclean, Pretexts and Paratexts: The Art of the Peripheral, New Literary History, 1991.
0.14 Stanley Fish, Literature in the Reader: Affective Stylistics, New Literary History, 1970.
0.14 Richard Aczel, Understanding as Over-Hearing: Towards a Dialogics of Voice, New Literary History, 2001.
0.14 John R. Searle, Structure and Intention in Language: A Reply to Knapp and Michaels, New Literary History, 1994.
0.13 Peter J. Rabinowitz, Who Was That Lady? Pluralism and Critical Method, Critical Inquiry, 1979.
0.13 Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Regarding the Author as Patient, New Literary History, 1980.
0.13 James Collins, Interpretation: The Interweave of Problems, New Literary History, 1973.
0.13 Cheryl Walker, Feminist Literary Criticism and the Author, Critical Inquiry, 1990.
0.13 Rien T. Segers Hans Robert Jauss Timothy Bahti, An Interview with Hans Robert Jauss, New Literary History, 1979.
0.13 Jerzy Pelc, Some Methodological Problems in Literary History, New Literary History, 1975.
0.13 Walter J. Slatoff, Some of My Best Friends Are Interpreters, New Literary History, 1973.
0.13 Winfried Fluck, The Search for Distance: Negation and Negativity in Wolfgang Iser's Literary Theory, New Literary History, 2000.
0.13 Manfred Jahn, Commentary: The Cognitive Status of Textual Voice, New Literary History, 2001.
0.13 Alan Sinfield Laurence Lerner, Correspondence, New Literary History, 1992.
0.13 David Greetham, Context and the "Impossibility" Trope, New Literary History, 2011.
0.13 Yury M. Lotman Ann Shukman, The Text and the Structure of Its Audience, New Literary History, 1982.
0.13 Steven Z. Levine, Moxey's Moxie and the Summers of '84: Intention and Interpretation in the History of Art: A Commentary, New Literary History, 1986.
0.13 Charles Altieri, The Qualities of Action: Part II, boundary 2, 1977.
0.13 Ellen Spolsky, The Limits of Literal Meaning, New Literary History, 1988.
0.13 Bill Brown, Reweaving the Carpet (Reading Stephan Mussil Reading James), New Literary History, 2008.
0.13 Claire Colebrook, The Context of Humanism, New Literary History, 2011.
0.13 Suman Gupta, On Literary Biography and Biografiends, New Literary History, 1993.
0.13 Steven Knapp Walter Benn Michaels, A Reply to Our Critics, Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.13 Robert Miklitsch, Difference: Roland Barthes's Pleasure of the Text Text of Pleasure, boundary 2, 1983.
0.13 Hayden White, Literary History: The Point of It All, New Literary History, 1970.
0.13 Peter Stein, Comment on David Summers's Paper, New Literary History, 1986.
0.13 Michael Riffaterre, Intertextuality vs Hypertextuality, New Literary History, 1994.
0.12 Steven Knapp Walter Benn Michaels, A Reply to Richard Rorty: What Is Pragmatism?, Critical Inquiry, 1985.
0.12 Frances Ferguson, A Commentary on Suzanne Guerlac's "Longinus and the Subject of the Sublime", New Literary History, 1985.
0.12 Albert Cook, Some Observations on Shakespeare and the Incommensurability of Interpretive Strategies, New Literary History, 1991.
0.12 Adena Rosmarin, On the Theory of "Against Theory", Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.12 John Frow, On Midlevel Concepts, New Literary History, 2010.
0.12 Robert Denham, The No-Man's Land of Competing Patterns, Critical Inquiry, 1977.
0.12 Richard Shusterman, Croce on Interpretation: Deconstruction and Pragmatism, New Literary History, 1988.
0.12 Robert R. Hellenga, What Is a Literary Experience like?, New Literary History, 1982.
0.12 Cyrus Hamlin, The Conscience of Narrative: Toward a Hermeneutics of Transcendence, New Literary History, 1982.
0.12 Frank Kermode, Novels: Recognition and Deception, Critical Inquiry, 1974.
0.12 , "Social Text", Social Text, 2009.
0.12 Hans Robert Jauss Elizabeth Benzinger, Literary History as a Challenge to Literary Theory, New Literary History, 1970.
0.12 Lawrence W. Hyman, The "New Contextualism" Has Arrived: A Reply to Edward Wasiolek, Critical Inquiry, 1975.
0.12 Peter J. Rabinowitz, Assuming the Obvious: A Reply to Derek Longhurst, Critical Inquiry, 1986.
0.12 Michael Riffaterre, Fear of Theory, New Literary History, 1990.
0.12 Franz H. Bäuml, Medieval Texts and the Two Theories of Oral-Formulaic Composition: A Proposal for a Third Theory, New Literary History, 1984.
0.12 Roland A. Champagne, A Grammar of the Languages of Culture: Literary Theory and Yury M Lotman's Semiotics, New Literary History, 1978.
0.12 Martin Price, Form and Discontent, New Literary History, 1973.
0.12 Peter Haidu, The Semiotics of Alterity: A Comparison with Hermeneutics, New Literary History, 1990.
0.11 Peter Brooks, A Note on Angel Medina's Commentary, New Literary History, 1980.
0.11 Terry Eagleton, The Revolt of the Reader, New Literary History, 1982.
0.11 Dino Buzzetti, Digital Representation and the Text Model, New Literary History, 2002.
0.11 André Green Lionel Duisit, The Unbinding Process, New Literary History, 1980.
0.11 Iain Morland, Reading's Reason, Diacritics, 2001.
0.11 Jovan Hristic, On the Interpretation of Drama, New Literary History, 1972.
0.11 David Summers, David Summers Replies, New Literary History, 1986.
0.11 Stanley Fish, Working on the Chain Gang: Interpretation in the Law and in Literary Criticism, Critical Inquiry, 1982.
0.11 Michel Chaouli, How Interactive Can Fiction Be?, Critical Inquiry, 2005.
0.11 Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht Peter Heath, History of Literature Fragment of a Vanished Totality?, New Literary History, 1985.
0.11 J. D. Hubert, Random Reflections on Literary History and Textual Criticism, New Literary History, 1970.
0.11 Paul Hernadi, Clio's Cousins: Historiography as Translation Fiction and Criticism, New Literary History, 1976.
0.11 Christopher Butler, On the Rivalry of Norms for Interpretation, New Literary History, 1988.
0.11 Paul de Man, Literature and Language: A Commentary, New Literary History, 1972.
0.11 Wilhelm Dilthey Frederic Jameson, The Rise of Hermeneutics, New Literary History, 1972.
0.11 Gerald Prince, Narrative Analysis and Narratology, New Literary History, 1982.
0.11 Lubomír Doležel, Commentary, New Literary History, 1975.
0.11 Roger Chartier J. A. González, Laborers and Voyagers: From the Text to the Reader, Diacritics, 1992.
0.11 Alastair Fowler, Writing Criticism and Making Poems, New Literary History, 1989.
0.11 Jonathan Crewe, Toward Uncritical Practice, Critical Inquiry, 1983.
0.11 Norman N. Holland, The New Paradigm: Subjective or Transactive?, New Literary History, 1976.
0.11 David Couzens Hoy, Forgetting the Text: Derrida's Critique of Heidegger, boundary 2, 1979.
0.11 Ralph Cohen, History and Genre, New Literary History, 1986.
0.10 Jay Schleusener, Convention and the Context of Reading, Critical Inquiry, 1980.
0.10 Jean E. Kennard, Convention Coverage or How to Read Your Own Life, New Literary History, 1981.
0.10 Paul Hernadi, Literary Theory: A Compass for Critics, Critical Inquiry, 1976.
0.10 David Bleich, Intersubjective Reading, New Literary History, 1986.
0.10 Mary Hesse, Texts without Types and Lumps without Laws, New Literary History, 1985.
0.10 Ann E. Berthoff, Response to Catherine Belsey, New Literary History, 1982.
0.10 Robert B. Meyers, Pragmatic Interpretation, boundary 2, 1980.
0.10 Michael Riffaterre, Syllepsis, Critical Inquiry, 1980.
0.10 Niall Lucy Alec McHoul, The Logical Status of Searlean Discourse, boundary 2, 1996.
0.10 Paul B. Armstrong, The Politics of Play: The Social Implications of Iser's Aesthetic Theory, New Literary History, 2000.
0.10 Michael Riffaterre, Interpretation and Undecidability, New Literary History, 1981.
0.10 Siegfried J. Schmidt Peter Heath, Problems of Empirical Research in Literary History: Notes on the Observation Problem in Literary Science, New Literary History, 1977.
0.10 Michael Riffaterre, The Intertextual Unconscious, Critical Inquiry, 1987.
0.10 M. H. Abrams, The Deconstructive Angel, Critical Inquiry, 1977.
0.10 John Reichert, Do Poets Ever Mean What They Say?, New Literary History, 1981.
0.10 Martin Jay, Historical Explanation and the Event: Reflections on the Limits of Contextualization, New Literary History, 2011.