Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Criticism - 308 pages
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The second edition of Literary Criticism by Charles E. Bressler is designed to help readers make conscious, informed, and intelligent choices concerning literary interpretation. By explaining the historical development and theoretical positions of eleven schools of criticism, author Charles Bressler reveals the richness of literary texts along with the various interpretative approaches that will lead to a fuller appreciation and understanding of such texts.

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Contents

Defining Criticism Theory and Literature
1
A Historical Survey of Literary Criticism
16
New Criticism
36
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Bressler of Houghton College

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