The Turn of the Screw: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series / Edition 2

The Turn of the Screw: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0312406916
ISBN-13:
9780312406912
Pub. Date:
11/28/2003
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's

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The Turn of the Screw: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series / Edition 2

One of literature's most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror creates what few stories in literature have been able to do—a complete feeling of dread and uncertainty.

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ISBN-13: 9780312406912
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Series: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 5.54(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. THE TURN OF THE SCREW: THE COMPLETE TEXT IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text [New York Edition, 1908]
Cultural Documents and Illustrations

PART II. THE TURN OF THE SCREW: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM

Reader-Response Criticism
Wayne C. Booth
Psychoanalytic Criticism
Stanley Renner
Gender Criticism
Priscilla Walton
Marxist Criticism
Bruce Robbins
Combining Perspectives
Sheila Teahan

Glossary of Literary and Critical Terms

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