Literary Theory : A Guide for the Perplexed
by Mary Klages


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This Guide for the Perplexed provides an advanced introduction to literary theory from basic information and orientation for the uninformed leading on to more sophisticated readings. It engages directly with the difficulty many students find intimidating, asking 'What is ''Literary Theory''?' and offering a clear, concise, accessible guide to the major theories and theorists, including: humanism; structuralism; poststructuralism; psychoanalytic approaches; feminist approaches; queer theory; ideology and discourse; new historicism; race and postcolonialism; postmodernism.  Read more...


 
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Overview

This Guide for the Perplexed provides an advanced introduction to literary theory from basic information and orientation for the uninformed leading on to more sophisticated readings. It engages directly with the difficulty many students find intimidating, asking 'What is ''Literary Theory''?' and offering a clear, concise, accessible guide to the major theories and theorists, including: humanism; structuralism; poststructuralism; psychoanalytic approaches; feminist approaches; queer theory; ideology and discourse; new historicism; race and postcolonialism; postmodernism. The final chapter points to new directions in literary and cultural theory.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780826490728
  • ISBN-10: 0826490727
  • Publisher: Continnuum-3PL
  • Publish Date: January 2007
  • Page Count: 184
  • Dimensions: 8.65 x 5.72 x 0.85 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 pounds

Series: Guides for the Perplexed

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