A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

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University Press of Kentucky, Jun 8, 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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Bloody hell this book helped me out when writing my english extension essays, more than I can say.

Contents

The American New Critics
14
Russian formalism
27
Readeroriented theories
46
Marxist theories
70
Structuralist theories
103
Poststructuralist theories
125
Postmodernist and postcolonialist theories
174
Feminist theories
203
Index
239
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