Interdisciplinary Character of Contemporary Literary Theory and Poststructuralist Understanding of Literary Text and Literary Meaning

  • Nino TEVDORADZE Ilia State University


The present article aims to introduce major convictions of poststructualism about literary text and literary meaning; to discuss the theoretical complications that arise from poststucturalist beliefs; to show the necessity of including into the interdisciplinary field of research pragmatics and analytical aesthetics; and to argue in defence for alteranative conception of text and textual meaning – recently introduced by a Swedish scholar, Anders Pettersson
Keywords: Contemporary literary criticism, interdisciplinary, literary semiotics, literary text, literary meaning, post-structuralism