Literary Theory

Literary Theory An Anthology

Revised Edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

Literary Theory: An Anthology is a unique combination of the classic statements in criticism and the new theories that have revolutionized literary study in the past several decades. This unprecedented collection will be an invaluable reference tool for students interested in acquiring a comprehensive knowledge of the most recent developments in critical theory while becoming expert in the tradition from which the new theories derive.

The anthology contains classic texts from Formalism, Structuralism, Marxism, Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction, Historicism, and Feminism, and it includes cutting edge work by leading theoreticians in such field as Post–Modernism, Cultural Studies, Post–Colonial Criticism, Gay/Lesbian Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Film. The anthology constitutes the most comprehensive collection of the schools and methods that make up the very rich and exciting field of literary and cultural studies.

Book information

ISBN: 9780631200284
Publisher: Blackwell
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
Edition: Revised Edition
DEWEY: 801.95
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 1272
Weight: 1315g
Height: 241mm
Width: 165mm
Spine width: 50mm