Chapter 18. R

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch18

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

How to Cite

Payne, M. and Barbera, J. R. (eds) (2010) R, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Courtauld Institute of Art, UK

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168908

Online ISBN: 9781444323450



  • race–class–gender analysis - interpreting texts attending to complex intersection of race, class, and gender oppressions;
  • racial neoliberalism - Second World War revealing extreme dangers of racial conception and thinking;
  • reader-response criticism - attempt to overcome limitations of the New Critical, formalist, and structuralist approaches to study of literature;
  • record industry - changed experience of everyday life, more claim than cinema, press, or television;
  • Wilhelm Reich (1899–1957), Austro-American psychoanalyst and apostle of sexual freedom;
  • renaissance studies, era of rebirth;
  • reproductive technologies - employing a myriad of methodologies;
  • Ivor Armstrong Richards (1893–1979), English critic - Richards was the founding father of modern English Literary criticism;
  • Walter Rodney (1942–80), Guyana's best-known social historian and scholar/activist;
  • Russian formalism - analysis of literary text center of critical investigations


This chapter contains entries titled:

  • race to Russian formalism