The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism

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Vincent B. Leitch
Norton, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 2624 pages
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Edited by scholars and teachers whose interests range from the history of poetics to postmodernism, from classical rhetoric to ériture féminine, and from the social construction of gender to the machinery of academic superstardom, The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism promises to become the standard anthology in its field.

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This is a good introduction to some heavy thinkers. - Goodreads
... precious reference. - Goodreads
It's more of a reference book. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Behzad - Goodreads

might be a little too long, but: it has provided short (2 to 5 pages) intros to famous critics and the ones you have never even heard of. after each introduction, a sample of the most important work of each critic is presented. precious reference. PS: read about half of it, Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Vincent B. Leitch is a George Lynn Cross Research Professor at the University of Oklahoma where he holds the Paul and Carol Daube Sutton Chair in English. A foremost historian of contemporary literary criticism and theory, he is the author of the standard history, American Literary Criticism from the 1930s to the 1980s as well as Deconstructive Criticism and Cultural Criticism, Literary Theory, Poststructuralism (all three books published by Columbia UP), Postmodernism: Local Effects, Global Flows (SUNY Press), Theory Matters (Routledge), Living with Theory (Blackwell), and American Literary Criticism since the 1930s, 2nd edition (Routledge).

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