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Literary theory and criticism

Literary theory and criticism

Waugh, Patricia

This comprehensive guide to literary theory and criticism includes 39 specially commissioned chapters by an international team of academics. Parts include key philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary theory, the foundational movements and thinkers in the first half of the 20th century and more

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006
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Statement of responsibility: Patricia Waugh, editor
ISBN: 0199258368, 0199291330, 9780199258369, 9780199291335
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 720 p. ; 25 cm.
Series: An Oxford guide
Subject: Criticism.; Literary appreciation.; Critical theory.; Literary criticism.

Description

Edited by Patricia Waugh, this comprehensive guide to literary theory and criticism includes 39 specially commissioned chapters by an outstanding international team of academics. The volume is divided into four parts. Part One covers the key philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary theory, Part Two looks at the foundational movements and thinkers in the first half of the twentieth century, Part Three offers introductory overviews of the most important

movements and thinkers in modern literary theory and Part Four looks at emergent trends and future directions.

Reviews

This collection puts together in one volume... the latest insights into literary theory and criticism.
Contemporary Review, Volume 288||The quality of essays is consistently high, with outstanding contributions by Timothy Clark on hermeneutics, Chris Baldick on criticism and the academy, Chris Snipp-Walmsley on post-modernism, and Sean Burke on the responsibilities of the writer.
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