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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
The Essential Reader
Series: Routledge Literature Readers
Ecocriticism: The Essential Reader charts the growth of this important field. The first-wave ecocriticism section focuses on key readings from the 1960s to the 1990s. The second-wave ecocriticism section goes on to consider a range of exciting contemporary trends, including environmental...
Published June 29th 2014 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
Providing an up-to-date and accessible overview of the essentials of narrative theory, Narrative: The Basics guides the reader through the major approaches to the study of narrative, from its earliest foundations to the present day, using contemporary examples from a wide range of narrative forms...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Global Literary Theory: An Anthology comprises a selection of classic, must-read essays alongside contemporary and global extracts, providing an engaging and timely overview of literary theory. The volume is thoroughly introduced in the General Introduction and Part Introductions and each piece is...
Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge
From Plato to Postcolonialism
This incredibly useful volume offers an introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory from classical antiquity to the present. It is almost impossible to read or study literature without acknowledging its relationship to criticism and this guide shows how the two have been...
To Be Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge
Criticism, Theory, Practice
Why does literature matter? What is its human value? Historical approaches to literature have for several decades prevailed over the idea that literary works can deepen our understanding of fundamental questions of existence. This book re-affirms literature's existential value by developing a new...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge