Literary Theory: A Reintroduction introduces the current state of theory by placing it in its social, historical, and institutional contexts.
- Focuses on the period preceding the ‘theory movement’ of the 1970s and 1980s as well as the aftermath
- Asks questions about how and why literary theory evolved in the 20th century
- Discusses key figures such as F.R. Leavis, Raymond Williams, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler and Alain Badiou
- Examines the influence of a wide range of topics in the field, from the Cold War to the culture wars
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Table of Contents
1. English as a University Subject.
2. The New Criticism and Beyond.
3. Reconfiguring English Studies.
4. The Politics of Theory.
5. From Work to Text.
6. Enlightenment and Modernity.
7. PC Wars.