9780470671955

The Literary Theory Handbook

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470671955

  • ISBN 10:

    0470671955

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/05/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

The Literary Theory Handbook introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how to perform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding of the historical contexts for different theories. A new edition of this highly successful text, which includes updated and refined chapters, and new sections on contemporary theories Far reaching in its inclusion of a detailed history of theory and in-depth discussions of major theories and movements Four distinct perspectives on theory-historical, thematic, biographical, practical-are carefully intertwined, so that key concepts, terms and ideas are developed in different contexts and cross-referenced, in the text and in the index. Includes alphabetically-arranged biographies designed for quick reference, and sample readings to illustrate the practical application of theory

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