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Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006
This comprehensive guide to literary theory and criticism includes 39 specially commissioned chapters by an international team of academics. Parts include...

Paperback. English.
Published Lincoln, [Neb].; London: University of Nebraska Press, 1965
Russian formalists emerged from the Russian Revolution with ideas about the independence of literature. They enjoyed that independence until Stalin shut...

By McCaw, Neil, 1969-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Continuum, c2008
This work introduces key critical approaches to literary texts and offers a practical introduction for students developing their own critical and close...

By Attridge, Derek
Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2004
What is literature? The author argues that, because of the impossiblity of definition, we can start afresh to explore its workings and rethink many aspects...

By Fowler, Roger
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996
2nd ed
This book introduces the reader to the benefits of applying analytical methods to the criticism of texts, concentrating on structures which relate literature...

By Gallagher, Catherine
Paperback. English.
Published Chicago, [Ill.]; London: University of Chicago Press, 2001
This work focuses on five aspects of new historicism: recurrent use of anecdotes, preoccupation with the nature of representations, fascination with the...

By Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 1992
Is Marx relevant any more? Why should we care what he wrote? What difference could it make to our reading of literature? Terry Eagleton, one of the foremost...

By Kimmelman, Michael
Paperback. English.
Published New York; London: Penguin, 2006
A New York Times bestseller—a dazzling and inspirational survey of how art can be found and appreciated in everyday lifeMichael Kimmelman, the prominent...

By Moretti, Franco, 1950-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Verso, 2007
Franco Moretti argues that literature scholars should stop reading books and start counting, graphing, and mapping them instead. He shows how literary...

Paperback. English.
Published Harlow: Longman, 2000
Modern developments in critical theory and the emergence of new media have put in question traditional ways of evaluating genres. This anthology charts...
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