Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory

Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory

by Peter Barry

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ISBN-13: 9781526121790
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Series: Beginnings MUP Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 250,448
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 5.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Peter Barry is Emeritus Professor of English at Aberystwyth University

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Theory before 'Theory' Liberal humanism

2. Structuralism

3. Post-structuralism and deconstruction

4. Postmodernism

5. Psychoanalytic criticism

6. Feminist criticism

7. Lesbian/gay criticism

8. Marxist criticism

9. New historicism and cultural materialism

10. Postcolonial criticism

11. Stylistics

12. Narratology

13. Ecocriticism

14. Literary theory a history in ten events

15. Theory after 'Theory'

Appendices

Where do we go from here: Further reading

Index

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