Natoli begins widi a preface that helpfully surveys the shape of the volume as a whole. Via the writings of Mikhail Bakhtin, he explains that Tracing Literary Theory is intended to testify to the "carnivalesque" heterogeneity of theoretical discourse.
Joseph P Natoli is a retired college professor and author of numerous books on culture and politics.
He is a member of the editorial collective of BAD SUBJECTS, the oldest political online magazine on the web.
He writes regularly for a number of political and pop culture online magazines, including SENSES OF CINEMA, BRIGHT LIGHTS FILM JOURNAL, POPMATTERS, AMERICANA, DANDELION SALAD, GODOT, TRUTHOUT