Literary Theory: The Basics
By Hans Bertens
Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge – 254 pages
Series: The Basics
With a new introduction and fully updated pointers to further reading, this second edition of Hans Bertens’ bestselling book is a must-have guide to the world of literary theory.
Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to post-modernism and new historicism it includes new coverage of:
Literary Theory: The Basicsis an essential purchase for anyone who wants to know what literary theory is and where it is going.
'Clear, vigorous and often creatively provocative, Hans Bertens's historical overview of western literary theory is one of the very best introductions currently available.' - Michael Worton, University College London, UK