Literary Theory: An Introduction
This classic work is designed to cover all of the major movements in literary studies during this century. Noted for its clear, engaging style and unpretentious treatment, Literary Theory has become the introduction of choice for anyone interested in learning about the world of contemporary literary thought. The second edition contains a major new survey chapter that addresses developments in cultural theory since the book's original publication in 1983, including feminist theory, postmodernism, and poststructuralism.
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Review: Literary Theory: An IntroductionUser Review - Matīss Gricmanis - Goodreads
A sophisticating approach to the history of literary theory. As a very tolerant guide Mr. Eagleton leads the reader through the paradigms of the XX century, exploring the underlying patterns of how ... Read full review
Review: Literary Theory: An IntroductionUser Review - MJ Nicholls - Goodreads
From Terry Eagleton's Literary Theory for Toddlers: An Introduction. Phenomenology: Tigger tells Pooh that he must distinguish between the phenomena and noumena of a pot of honey. That his ... Read full review