The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory

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The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory

Gregory Castle, "The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory"
Wiley-Blackwell | 2007 | ISBN: 0631232729 | 352 pages | PDF | 2,8 MB

This student-friendly text introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, as well as showing them how to perform literary analysis.

* Designed to be used alongside primary theoretical texts as an introduction to theory or alongside literary texts as a model for performing literary analysis.

* Presents a series of exemplary readings of particular literary texts such as Jane Eyre, Heart of Darkness, Ulysses, To the Lighthouse and Midnight’s Children.

* Provides a brief history of the rise of literary theory in the twentieth century, in order that students understand the historical contexts for different theories.

* Presents an alphabetically organized series of entries on key figures and publications, from Adorno to Zizek.

* Features descriptions of the major movements in literary theory, from critical theory through to postcolonial theory.

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