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Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory

ISBN-10: 0631232737

ISBN-13: 9780631232735

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gregory Castle

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This student-friendly introduction to the history, scope and application of literary theory presents a series of exemplary readings of particular literary texts as 'Jane Eyre','Heart of Darkness', 'Ulysees', 'Mrs Dalloway' and 'Midnight's Children'.
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Rise of Literary Theory
Timeline
The Scope of Literary Theory
Critical Theory
Cultural Studies
Deconstruction
Ethnic Studies
Feminist Theory
Gender and Sexuality
Marxist Theory
Narrative Theory
New Criticism
New Historicism
Postcolonial Studies
Postmodernism
Poststructuralism
Psychoanalysis
Reader-Response Theory
Structuralism and Formalism
Key Figures in Literary Theory
Theodor Adorno
Louis Althusser
Mikhail Mikhailovich Bahktin
Roland Barthes
Jean Baudrillard
Walter Benjamin
Homi Bhabha
Pierre Bourdieu
Judith Butler
Hazel Carby
Helene Cixous
Teresa de Lauretis
Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari
Paul de Man
Jacques Derrida
Terry Eagleton
Frantz Fanon
Stanley Fish
Michel Foucault
Henry Louis Gates
Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar
Stephen Greenblatt
Stuart Hall
Donna Haraway
Bell hooks
Linda Hutcheon
Luce Irigaray
Wolfgang Iser
Fredric Jameson
Julia Kristeva
Jacques Lacan
Jean-Francois Lyotard
J. Hillis Miller
Edward Said
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Elaine Showalter
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Raymond Williams
Slavoj Zizek
Reading with Literary Theory
The Tempest
Ode on a Grecian Urn"
Jane Eyre
Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street
Heart of Darkness
Ulysses
To The Lighthouse
Their Eyes Were Watching God
"Leda and the Swan"
Endgame
Midnight's Children
Nights at the Circus
Conclusion: Reading Literary Theory
Recommendations for Further Study
Glossary
Index