Literary and Cultural Theory

Literary and Cultural Theory

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This clear, succinct primer for literary theory provides students with a useful guide to contemporary theory and methodologies. Theoretical overviews summarize each literary approach for clarification and Application Essays by well-known scholars, on works by authors such as Shakespeare, Austen, Melville, Faulkner, and Angelou, represent the stated principles. The text helps students generate consistent, well-focused analyses based on any of ten critical methodologies, including New Criticism, Psychoanalytic Analysis, Deconstruction, Feminist Analysis, and New Historicism.This book provides a solid example of how discussions of form can be integrated into works of lesbian and gay studies. Its level of ... Berkeley: University of California Press, 1 980. This is a superb ... Reading Prompts 1 . ... After finishing this essay, consider what other aspects of form he de-emphasizes or ignores. 3. Brooksanbsp;...

Title:Literary and Cultural Theory
Author:Donald Eugene Hall
Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing Company - 2001


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