According to Smith, what shifts in critical consideration of
occurred after 1970?
According to Smith, what critical shift occurred after 1990?
According to Smith, what critical shift occurred after 2000?
Explain: "The novel remained a fit in both high and low culture" (268).
What two important issues does Percy Shelley raise in his review of
Explain Percy Shelley's suggestion that the creature's crimes are "'the children, as it were, of necessity and human nature'" (Qtd. in Smith 268).
What different types of reader does Percy Shelley describe?
Explain: "Goldberg reconciled its popular elements with its high moral seriousness, thereby closing a gap between low-culture and high-culture status" (270).
Explain: "After 1990, some scholars based claims for
's high-culture status on its literary rather than its philosophical lineage" (271).
What general trends does Smith identify in
criticism of the 1970s, 1990s, and post-2000?
What more specific trends does Smith identify in psychoanalytic criticism of the novel in the 1970s, 1990s, and post-2000?
In what ways, according to Smith, has "feminist criticism ... added to earlier critical methodologies and opened a way for new ones" (277)?
According to Smith, in what area has criticism of the novel experienced its greatest growth since 1990?