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Miller, J. Hillis (Joseph Hillis) 1928-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 852 publications in 5 languages and 33,047 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PS3545.I544, 818.5209
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William Carlos Williams : a collection of critical essays by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

17 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disappearance of God; five nineteenth-century writers by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Dickens : the world of his novels by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

57 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets of reality; six twentieth-century writers by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

46 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The act of the mind; essays on the poetry of Wallace Stevens by Roy Harvey Pearce( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hardy, distance and desire by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

14 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction and repetition : seven English novels by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The form of Victorian fiction : Thackeray, Dickens, Trollope, George Eliot, Meredith, and Hardy by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

43 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethics of reading : Kant, de Man, Eliot, Trollope, James, and Benjamin by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of narrative : selected papers from the English Institute by English Institute( Book )

18 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The linguistic moment : from Wordsworth to Stevens by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series of readings, explores the functioning of moments in poems when the medium--language--becomes an issue. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the
Ariadne's thread : story lines by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustration by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Positioning himself in the slippery divide between two highly charged critical approaches--deconstruction and cultural studies--J. Hillis Miller explains why the split occurred and offers, for the first time, an eloquent analysis of the goals and methods of cultural studies. Miller's Illustration is an intellectual adventure that transgresses the boundaries of critical theory to reveal the ideological forces at work. The result, art critic Norman Bryson concludes, "is an extraordinary performance." In a positive, constructive way, Miller describes cultural studies as, primarily, a means of contextualizing works of art. Relating the assumptions behind this approach to recent social, political, and technological changes, he shows how cultural studies is itself subject to its context and thus perhaps misguided insofar as it portrays art objects as "mere illustration." In particular, Miller considers new forms of electronic research in the humanities which, with their vast, homogenizing effect on data, can compel a critic to reconfigure information--in fact, to create the context that he or she means simply to identify. To illustrate this phenomenon, Miller investigates one topic of importance for cultural studies: the relation of verbal and visual forms in multimedia works. Drawing examples from Twain, Gorey, Mallarme, James, Ruskin, Heidegger, Dickens, and Turner, he shows how neither word nor image takes priority in such collaborations; nor is either a mere representation of a pre-existing reality. The transformations wrought by cultural artifacts on their contexts, Miller contends, must be identified through detailed and vigilant "rhetorical" readings if the force of a work of art is to be passed on into the current cultural situation. And for the new form these readings take, the reader-critic must in turn assume responsibility
Versions of Pygmalion by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawthorne & history : defacing it by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tropes, parables, performatives : essays on twentieth-century literature by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading narrative by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature as conduct : speech acts in Henry James by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of a master critic, this book draws on speech act theory, to investigate the many dimensions of doing things with words in Henry James's fiction. The author shows that three modes of speech act occur in James's novels and the action of each work is brought about by its own idiosyncratic repertoire
For Derrida by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

17 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book?the culmination of forty years of friendship between J. Hillis Miller and Jacques Derrida, during which Miller also closely followed all Derrida?s writings and seminars?is?for Derrida? in two senses. It is?for him,? dedicated to his memory. The chapters also speak, in acts of reading, as advocates for Derrida?s work. They focus especially on Derrida?s late work, including passages from the last, as yet unpublished, seminars. The chapters are?partial to Derrida,? on his side, taking his part, gratefully submitting themselves to the demand made by Derrida?s writings to be read?slowl
The conflagration of community : fiction before and after Auschwitz by J. Hillis Miller( Book )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juxtaposes readings of books about the Holocaust with Kafka's novels & Morrison's 'Beloved', asking what it means to think of texts as acts of testimony
 
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Alternative Names
Hillis Miller, J.

Hillis Miller, Joseph

Hillis Miller, Joseph 1928-

Iosephus Hillis Miller Minor

J. Hillis Miller Amerikaans schrijver

J. Hillis Miller crítico literario americano, profesor universitario

J. Hillis Miller critique littéraire américain, professeur d'université

J·希利斯·米勒

Joseph Hillis Miller

Miller, J. H.

Miller, J. H. 1928-

Miller, J.Hillis

Miller J. Hillis 1928-....

Miller, J. Hillis Jr

Miller Joseph. H. 1928-....

Miller Joseph Hillis

Miller, Joseph Hillis 1928-

Джоузеф Хилис Милър

جوزف هیلیس میلر

جوزف ہلس ملر

جوزيف ميلر

밀러, J. 힐리스

ジョセフ・ヒリス・ミラー

ミラー, J. ヒリス

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Fiction and repetition : seven English novelsThe ethics of reading : Kant, de Man, Eliot, Trollope, James, and BenjaminAriadne's thread : story linesIllustrationTropes, parables, performatives : essays on twentieth-century literatureReading narrativeLiterature as conduct : speech acts in Henry JamesFor DerridaThe conflagration of community : fiction before and after Auschwitz