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Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 3
     

Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 3

by Charles E. Bressler
 

ISBN-10: 0130333972

ISBN-13: 9780130333971

Pub. Date: 07/01/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The fourth edition of the bestselling Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice showcases various schools of 20th century criticism in historical and philosophical contexts. 

 

New features include:

Overview

The fourth edition of the bestselling Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice showcases various schools of 20th century criticism in historical and philosophical contexts. 

 

New features include:

 

·   A new chapter on queer theory.

·   Every chapter has been revised with new introductions with appropriate new critical vocabulary, critical terms, further readings sections, and web sites.

·   New student essays

·   Structuralism and Deconstruction have been combined into one section to make the material clearer and more streamlined.  

·   The addition of Plotinus, Giovanni Boccaccio, Joseph Addison, Percy Pysshe Shelley, and Mikhail Bakhtin.

 

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130333971
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

 

To the Reader 

 

Chapter One

 
Chapter Two  A Historical Survey of Literary Criticism
 
Chapter Three Russian Formalism and New Criticism
 
Chapter Four Reader-Oriented Criticism
 
Chapter Five Modernity/Postmodernism   Structuralism/Poststructuralism: Deconstruction

 

Chapter Six Psychoanalytic Criticism

 

Chapter Seven Feminism

 

Chapter Eight Marxism

 

Chapter Nine Cultural Poetics or New Historicism

 

Chapter Ten  Cultural Studies: Postcolonialism, African-American Criticism, and Queer Theory

 

Literary Selections

John Keats, "On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer" (1816) (Short poem)

 

NathanielHawthorne "Rappaccini’s Daughter" (Short story)

 

Nathaniel Hawthorne "Young Goodman Brown" (Short story)

 

Robert Frost "The Road Not Taken" (Short poem)

 

Edgar Allan Poe   "Ligeia" (Short poem)

 

Wilfred Owen "Dulce et Decorum Est" (1920) (Short poem)

 

Rudyard Kipling "At the End of the Passage"

 

Index

 

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