Felski, Rita

University of Virginia
United States
Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr, Professor of English, University of Virginia, and Editor of New Literary History.


  • Feature
    Anyone contemplating the role of a “hermeneutics of suspicion” in literary and cultural studies must concede that the phrase is rarely used—even by its most devout practitioners, who usually think of themselves engaged in something called “critique.” What, then, are the terminological differences between “critique” and “the hermeneutics of suspicion”? What intellectual worlds do these...Read more