Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory

Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory

by Todd F. Davis, Kenneth Womack
     
 

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333765326
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/06/2002
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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