Theory of literature
A classic of criticism that examines the nature, function, form, and contents of literature. "The most ordered, ranging and purposeful attempt...toward keeping the study of literature at once intelligent and liberal" (New York Times). Index.
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A major work of introduction to comparative literature.
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Classic mid-century literary theory. This book fell out of fashion with the rise of structuralism and post-structuralism in the 1960s and '70s, but it actually has quite a lot to teach us still ... Read full review
Preface to the First Edition
UJ The Nature of Literature
The Function of Literature
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