• The Complete Idiot's Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism (Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback))

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Li... $14.68 Amazon

    Used in colleges and college-prep courses in the US, AS/A2 prep in the UK, and by interested readers and writers everywhere. Authoritative, genuinely helpful, and just funny enough. You'll...

  • Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice (A Second Printing) (5th Edition)

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    Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 5/e presents the thirteen basic schools of twentieth-century literary theory and criticism in their historical and philosophical...

  • Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History

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    Literary Criticism offers a concise overview of literary studies in the English-speaking world from the early twentieth century to the present. Joseph North steps back from the usual tangle of...

  • An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

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    Lively, original and highly readable, An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies. Starting at ‘The Beginning’ and concluding with ‘The End’,...

  • How To Interpret Literature: Critical Theory for Literary and Cultural Studies

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    Offering a refreshing combination of accessibility and intellectual rigor, How to Interpret Literature: Critical Theory for Literary and Cultural Studies, Third Edition, presents an up-to-date,...

  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition

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    A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C. Foster’s classic guide—a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes and contexts, that...

  • Women in Twentieth-Century Literature: A Jungian View

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    An interdisciplinary work, comparative in nature, which offers extensive and extremely significant information about the cultural context of each work studied as well as penetrating analyses of the...

  • Classical Literary Criticism (Penguin Classics)

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    This anthology brings together core classical texts for understanding literature. The selections from Plato illustrate the poetic philosopher's surprising exclusion of poets from his ideal...

  • Books Are Made Out of Books: A Guide to Cormac McCarthy's Literary Influences

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    Cormac McCarthy told an interviewer for the New York Times Magazine that "books are made out of books," but he has been famously unwilling to discuss how his own writing draws on the works of other...

  • The Intimate Critique: Autobiographical Literary Criticism

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    For a long time now, readers and scholars have strained against the limits of traditional literary criticism, whose precepts—above all, "objectivity"—seem to have so little to do with the highly...

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