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Modern Literary Theory

Author : Patricia Waugh
ISBN : 9781350025554
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book covers the key theoretical approches in modern literary theory, and includes essays and texts that are essential reading for any student of critical theory. It includes sections on Formalism and Structuralism, Feminism, Marxism, Postmodernism, and Postcolonialism, and for the first time, includes works by authors such as de Beauvoir and Freud, who although not focusing specifically on literature, make a significant contribution to the landscape of literary theory.

Modern Literary Theory

Author : Philip Rice
ISBN : 0340761911
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book provides an introduction to theoretical writing over the past 25 years, giving examples of the writings of many key figures in the field together with seminal essays that have explored and extended the implications of critical theory.

Modern Literary Theory

Author : Philip Rice
ISBN : 0340645857
Genre : Criticism
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The third edition of this classic reader, like its successful predecessors, makes available in a single accessible volume examples of the writings of many key figures in the field together with seminal essays that have explored and extended the implications of critical theory. The new edition retains those essays and documents that can now be considered as part of the canon of modern literary theory and adds a wide selection of fresh material--New Historicist, Postmodernist, Postcolonialist, and retrospective accounts that reflect upon some of the critical issues now emerging in the retreat from earlier theoretical totalities.

A Practical Reader In Contemporary Literary Theory

Author : Peter Brooker
ISBN : 9781317903567
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This introductory reader consists of extracts from critical analyses, largely by 20th-century Anglo-American literary critics, set around major literary texts that undergraduate students are known to be familiar with. Four example essays are included for each author/text presented.

A Reader S Guide To Contemporary Literary Theory

Author : Raman Selden
ISBN : 0813108160
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Unsurpassed as a text for upper-division and beginning graduate students, Raman Selden's classic text is the liveliest, most readable and most reliable guide to contemporary literary theory. Includes applications of theory, cross-referenced to Selden's companion volume, Practicing Theory and Reading Literature.

Theory Into Practice

Author : K. M. Newton
ISBN : 0333567684
Genre : American literature
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This book brings together essays by major critics to help a general literary readership gain a better understanding of the various types of theory criticism, see theory being applied to practice powerfully and persuasively, and encourage students to use theory in their own critical writing. Essays by Victor Shklovsky, David Lodge, Stanley Fish and Catherine Belsey are included.

A Reader S Guide To Contemporary Literary Theory

Author : Raman Selden
ISBN : 9781317422815
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Revision of: A reader's guide to contemporary literary theory / Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson, Peter Brooker. 5th edition.

Modern Literary Theory And Ancient Texts

Author : Thomas Schmitz
ISBN : 9780470691533
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book provides students and scholars of classical literature with a practical guide to modern literary theory and criticism. Using a clear and concise approach, it navigates readers through various theoretical approaches, including Russian Formalism, structuralism, deconstruction, gender studies, and New Historicism. Applies theoretical approaches to examples from ancient literature Extensive bibliographies and index make it a valuable resource for scholars in the field

The Philosophy Of Modern Literary Theory

Author : P. V. Zima
ISBN : 0485115409
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Philosophy of Modern Literary Theory presents a short introduction to the problems, theories and concepts of literary criticism, from the Anglo-American New Criticism to Deconstruction to Postmodernism. The book argues that modern theories can only be properly understood when placed in the philosophical and aesthetic context in which they originated and evolved.

Feminist Literary Theory

Author : Mary Eagleton
ISBN : 9781405183130
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Now in its third edition, Feminist Literary Theory remains the most comprehensive, single volume introduction to a vital and diverse field Fully revised and updated to reflect changes in the field over the last decade Includes extracts from all the major critics, critical approaches and theoretical positions in contemporary feminist literary studies Features a new section, Writing 'Glocal', which covers feminism's dialogue with postcolonial, global and spatial studies Revised chapter introductions provide readers with helpful contextual information while extensive notes offer recommendations for further reading

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