Contexts for criticism

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Mayfield Pub. Co., 1987 - Literary Criticism - 365 pages
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"Contexts for Criticism "introduces readers to the essential issues of literary interpretation. The text includes three complete works: Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn," Melville's "Benito Cereno," and Charlotte Perkins Gilmans "The Yellow Wallpaper," . . These texts - plus Shakespeare's The Tempest - are examined through seven fundamental critical theories: Historical (Author as Context and Culture as Context), Formal, Reader-Response, Mimetic, Intertextual, and Poststructural. .

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A good introduction to critical concepts. As my professor pointed out, Keesey provides good introductions for the various schools of criticism. Read full review

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Terry Eagleton Literature and History
Chapter Two Theory
Poem as Context W K Wimsatt Jr The Structure of the Concrete

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