9780826490735

Literary Theory: A Guide for the Perplexed

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826490735

  • ISBN10:

    0826490735

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-23
  • Publisher: VHPS
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Summary

This Guide introduces theory in a clear, accessible way, focusing on the major approaches and theorists.

Table of Contents

1. What is "Literary Theory?" 2. Humanist Literary Theory 3. Structuralism Interlude: Humanism, Structuralism, Poststructuralism 4. Deconstruction 5. Psychoanalyses Interlude: 'Self' to 'Subject'6. Feminisms 7. Queer Theory Interlude: History to Historicism8. Ideology and Discourse 9. Race and Postcolonialist Theories 10. Postmodernism Coda - 'Now what?'BibliographyIndex

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