9781405182829

An Introduction to Criticism Literature - Film - Culture

  • ISBN 13:

    9781405182829

  • ISBN 10:

    1405182822

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/13/2012
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

An accessible and thorough introduction to literary theory and contemporary critical practice, this book is an essential resource for beginning students of literary criticism . Covers traditional approaches such as formalism and structuralism, as well as more recent developments in criticism such as evolutionary theory, cognitive studies, ethical criticism, and ecocriticism Offers explanations of key works and major ideas in literary criticism and suggests key elements to look for in a literary text Also applies critical approaches to various examples from film studies Enables students to build a critical framework and write analytically Each chapter contains a reading selection from a contemporary critic practicing that approach

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