Texts and Contexts: Writing about Literature with Critical Theory

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Longman, 1998 - Academic writing - 247 pages
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Texts and Contexts: Writing About Literature with Critical Theory provides an accessible introduction to comtemporary critical theories - from new criticism to cultural studies - as part of the practice of writing about literature. This second edition includes cultural criticism and an expanded treatment of political criticism, as well as additional coverage of the research process and the internet.

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User Review  - karl.steel - LibraryThing

Lynn steers past the shoals that sunk my pedagogical interest in the Guide for the Perplexed lit theory survey, first, by providing clear examples of how each school of thought reads, and by ... Read full review

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User Review  - exlibrismcp - LibraryThing

I bought this book for a required College English class. It is an extremely informative guide to several major critical theories. It includes clear explanations of each theory and provides relevant ... Read full review


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Steven Lynn is Senior Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Carolina.

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