Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory

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This invaluable guide offers an accessible introduction to two important movements in the history of 20th century literary theory. A complementary text to the Palgrave volume Postmodern Narrative Theory by Mark Currie, this new title addresses a host of theoretical concerns, as well as each field's principal figures and interpretive modes. As with other books in theTransitions series,Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory includes readings of a range of widely-studied texts, including Joseph Conrad's ...

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Overview

This invaluable guide offers an accessible introduction to two important movements in the history of 20th century literary theory. A complementary text to the Palgrave volume Postmodern Narrative Theory by Mark Currie, this new title addresses a host of theoretical concerns, as well as each field's principal figures and interpretive modes. As with other books in theTransitions series,Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory includes readings of a range of widely-studied texts, including Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, among others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333765326
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/6/2002
  • Series: Transitions Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 202
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Todd F. Davis is Associate Professor of English and Chair of the English Department at Goshen College.

Kenneth Womack is Assistant Professor of English at Penn State Altoona.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Moving beyond the Politics of Interpretation
• Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory: A Critical Introduction
• Readings in Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory
• Conclusion: Beyond Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory

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