111 Important Literary Terms and Their Inventors ( Who Coined Those) in Literature

111 Important Literary Terms and Their Inventors ( Who Coined Those) in Literature


In this article I am going to light upon
some important literary terms which are frequently used in English Literature
and their inventors (who actually coined those terms). Hopefully this list will
definitely help you to brush up your knowledge for different competitive exams:
  
1. Art for Art’s Sake by Victor Cousin


2. Dissociation of Sensibility by T.S.Eliot


3. Willing to Suspension of Disbelief by Coleridge


4. Negative Capability by John Keats


5. American Renaissance by F.O Matthiessen


6. Natyashastra by Bharata


7. Rasa concept by Bharata


8. Kavya Prakasha by Mamata


9. Dhvanyaloka or Suggestion by Anandvardhana


10. Vakrokti by Kuntaka


11. Riti, Guna, Kavyalankara by Vaman


12. Positivism by August Campte


13. Romantic by Friedrich Schlegel


14. Metaphysical Poets by Dr. Samuel Johnson


15. Upstart Crow is Robert Green


16. Cultural Materialism by Raymond Williams


17. Imagism by T.E.Hume


18. Imagined Communities by Benedict Anderson


19. Horizon of Expectation by H.R.Jauss


20. Strategic Essentialism by Gayitri Spivak


21. Utilitarianism by J.S..Mill


22. Incunabula means Books published before 1501


23. Tension by Allen Tate


24. Strong Lined Poetry by G.M.Hopkins


25. Dictum ‘Life Imitates Art’ by John Ruskin


26. Theatre of Cruelty by Jerzy


27. Epic Theatre by Bertold Bretch


28. Theatre of Oppressed by Augusto Bal


29. Expressionist Theatre by George Kaiser


30. The Guilded Age by Mark Twain


31. Ambiguity by William Empson


32. Intertextuality by Julia Kristeva


33. Heteroglossia by M.Bakhtin


34. Dialogic Imagination by M. Bakhtin


35. Sublime by Longinus


36. Carnivalesque by M. Bakhtin


37. Jacobian Novel by Garry Kelly


38. Surrealism by Andre Breton


39. Decorum by Horace


40. The wasp of Twickenham by Pope


41. Theory of Avant Grade by Peter Berger


42. Chaucer of Scotland is William Dunbar


43. Poetic Justice by Rhymer


44. TouchStone method by M.Arnold


45. Pathetic Fallacy by John Ruskin


46. Theory of Population by Malthus


47. Provincialising Europe by Dipesh Chakravarthy


48. Egotistical Sublime is to William Wordsworth


49. Young Juvenile is Thomas Nash


50. Macabre element by John Webster


51. Sprung Rhythm and Curtal Sonnet and Inscape and
Instress are by G.M.Hopkins


52. Life Force by G.B.Shaw


53. Light of Asia is Admin Arnold


54. Only Connect by E.M.Forster


55. Sports of Time by W. Wordsworth


56. Orientalism by E.Said


57. Womanism by Alice Walker


58. Third Space by Edward Doha


59. Hybridity by Homi Bhaba


60. Reception aesthetics by Wolfgang User


61. Langue and Parole by Ferdinand Saussure


62. Interlanguage by M.A.K.Halliday


63. Difference and Defferecnce by Derrida


64. Signs by Saussure


65. Stock Responses by I.A.Richards


66. Deep Structure by N.Chomsky


67. Competency and Performance by N.Chomsky


68. Readerly and Writerly Text by R.Bathes


69. Ironic and Indexical by C.S.Pierce


70. Habitus by Julia Kristeva


72. Flaneur by Walter Benjamin


73. Chora by J.Kristeva


74. Simulacrum or Simulacra by Jean Baurdrillard


75. Subaltern by G.Spivak


76. Metahistory by Hayden White


77. Polyphony by M.Bakhtin


78. Hegemony by Antonio Gramsky


79. Theoretician of Sociability is Malcolm Braburry


80. New Historicism by Greenblatt

81. Feminism by Charles Fourier


82. Dadaism by Hugo Ball


83. Agnosticism by T. H. Huxley


84. Dalit by B. R. Ambedkar


85. Magic Realism by Franz Roh


86.
Yahoo by Jonathan Swift


87.
Pandemonium by John Milton


88.
Feminist by Alexandre Dumas


89.
Meme by Richard Dawkins


90.
International by Jeremy Bentham


91.
Realism by
Champfleury


92.
Theatre of Absurd by Martin Esslin


93.
Utopia by Thomas More


94.
Folklore by Willium Thomas


95. Gothic by John Giorgio Vasari


96. Objective Correlative by T.S.Eliot

97.
Aesthetics by Alexander Baumgarten


98. Stream of Consciousness
by William James


99. Bildungsroman by Karl Morgenstern


100. Problem Play by
Sydney Grundy


101. Metaphysics by
John Dryden


102. Metafiction by
William Howard Gass


103. Poetic Justice
by Thomas Rhymer


104. Deconstruction
by Jacques Derrida


105. Affective
Fallacy by W. K. Wimsatt and Munroe C. Beardsley


106. Intentional
Fallacy by W. K. Wimsatt and Munroe C. Beardsley


107. University Wits
by John Saintsbury


108. Sensuous by John
Milton


109. Essai ( Eng.
Essay) by Montaigne


110. Gynocentrism by
Elaine Showalter 

 

111. Jazz Age by FScott Fitzgerald

 

 If any term is left don’t forget to mention in the comment section.
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