A User-Friendly Guide, 3rd Edition
This classic guide offers a thorough and accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics;...
To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge
Using Critical Theory to Read and Write About Literature
Lois Tyson explains the basic concepts of six critical theories in popular academic use today-psychoanalytic, Marxist, feminist, gay/lesbian, African-American, and post-colonial-and shows how they can be employed to interpret five short literary works in the book....
Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge
How to Read and Write About Literature, 2nd Edition
Explaining both why theory is important and how to use it, Lois Tyson introduces beginning students of literature to this often daunting area in a friendly and approachable style. The new edition of this textbook is clearly structured with chapters based on major theories that students are expected...
Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge
A User-Friendly Guide, 2nd Edition
Critical Theory Today is the essential introduction to contemporary criticial theory. It provides clear, simple explanations and concrete examples of complex concepts, making a wide variety of commonly used critical theories accessible to novices without sacrificing any theoretical rigor or...
Published August 13th 2006 by Routledge