A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

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University Press of Kentucky, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 244 pages
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Unsurpassed as a text for upper-division and beginning graduate students, Raman Selden's classic text is the liveliest, most readable and most reliable guide to contemporary literary theory. Includes applications of theory, cross-referenced to Selden's companion volume, Practicing Theory and Reading Literature.

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One of the better introductions to the subject, and informative even if you already know quite a fair bit. Read full review

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Contents

New Criticism moral formalism
10
Russian formalism
27
Marxist theories
70
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About the author (1993)

Raman Selden was Professor of English at the University of Sunderland.

Tim Dolin is a Research Fellow in the Division of Humanities at the Australia Research Institute.
Peter Widdowson is Professor and Reader in Literature at the University of Gloucestershire.

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