Contemporary literary theory: a Christian appraisal

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W.B. Eerdmans, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 306 pages
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Written by a variety of Christian scholars, this collection of essays examines formalist, archetypal, ethical, Marxist, psychological, feminist, and other critical approaches to contemporary literary theory. Bibliographies supplement all of the essays.

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This is a helpful introduction to major literary theories--from Marxism to deconstruction--written by respected Christian critics. Each essay follows a similar pattern of development: the first ... Read full review


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Walhout is Professor Emeritus of English at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) is professor of English at Wheaton College in Illinois, where he has twice received the "teacher of the year" award.

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