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Literary Theory

Literary Theory

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by Jonathan Culler
     
 

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What is literary theory? Is there a relationship between literature and culture? From topics such as literature and social identity to poetry, poetics, and rhetoric, LITERARY THEORY is a welcome guide for anyone interested in the importance of literature and the debates surrounding it. 144 pp.

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What is literary theory? Is there a relationship between literature and culture? From topics such as literature and social identity to poetry, poetics, and rhetoric, LITERARY THEORY is a welcome guide for anyone interested in the importance of literature and the debates surrounding it. 144 pp.

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"An excellent idea, these Very Short Introductions; a new concept from OUP."—The Guardian

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ISBN-13:
9781402768750
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Series:
A Brief Insight Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author:
Jonathan Culler is the Chair in Comparative Literature at Cornell University. His previous publications include Framing the Sign: Criticism and Its Institutions, On Deconstruction, and Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics, and the Study of Literature.

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Literary Theory 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Leontine More than 1 year ago
It was a very useful and comprehensive book.