Stanley Eugene Fish (1938-)

Fish is a literary critic particulary associated with Reader-Response Criticism, according to which, meaning in text is created, rather than discovered, by the reader.

History

Born in Rhode Island, Fish was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. He taught at Johns Hopkins University from 1974-1985 and at Duke University thereafter.

Movements

Reader-Response Criticism

Writings

Influential People

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