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Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

Marxism
Materialism

Matthew Arnold

1822 - 1888

Criticism about Criticism

Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

Psychoanalysis

Ferdinand de Saussure

1857 - 1913

Structuralism
Semiotics

Virginia Woolf

1882 - 1941

Anglo-American Feminism

Walter Benjamin

1892 - 1940

Marxism

Viktor Shklovsky

1893 - 1984

Defamiliarization
Russian Formalism

Mikhail Bakhtin

1895 - 1975

Russian Formalism
Semiotics
Structuralism
Marxism

Roman Jakobson

1896 - 1982

Russian Formalism
Structuralism
Semiotics

Bertolt Brecht

1898 - 1956

Marxism

Jacques Lacan

1901 - 1981

Psychoanalysis

Simone de Beauvoir

1908 - 1986

French Feminism
Existentialism

Claude Lévi-Strauss

1908 - 2009

Structuralism

Roland Barthes

1915 - 1980

Structuralism
Semiotics

André Bazin

1918 - 1958

Film theory

Wilson Harris

1921 - 2013

Creolization

Jean-François Lyotard

1924 - 1998

Postmodernism

Wolfgang Iser

1926 - 2007

Reader-response theory

Jean Baudrillard

1929 - 2007

Post-Marxism
Post-Structuralism
Postmodernism

Jacques Derrida

1930 - 2004

Deconstructionalism

Luce Irigaray

1930 - 2013

French Feminism

Edward Said

1935 - 2003

Orientalism
Post-Colonial Criticism

Monique Wittig

1935 - 2003

Feminism
Postmodernism

Hélène Cixous

1937 - 2013

French Feminism

Lawrence Buell

1939 - 2013

Eco-criticism
Green Studies

Elaine Showalter

1941 - 2013

Anglo-American Feminism

Barbara Smith

1946 - 2013

Anglo-American Feminism

Jonathan Bate

1958 - 2013

Eco-criticism
Green Studies