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"Anecdote" and "theory" have diametrically opposed connotations: humorous versus serious, specific versus general, trivial versus overarching, short versus grand. Anecdotal Theory cuts through these oppositions to produce theory with a sense of humor, theorizing which honors the uncanny detail of lived experience. Challenging academic business as usual, renowned literary s ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 27th 2002 by Duke University Press Books (first published 2002)
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Not all essays were equally interesting to me, but Jane Gallop is just really really cool and the concept of anecdotal theory is both very productive and fun.
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