History of Literary Criticism and Theory From Plato to the Present

ISBN-10: 1405176083

ISBN-13: 9781405176088

Edition: 2007

Authors: M. A. R. Habib

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This comprehensive guide to the history of literary criticism from antiquity to the present day provides an authoritative overview of the major movements, figures, and texts of literary criticism, as well as surveying their cultural, historical, and philosophical contexts. Supplies the cultural, historical and philosophical background to the literary criticism of each era Enables students to see the development of literary criticism in context Organised chronologically, from classical literary criticism through to deconstruction Considers a wide range of thinkers and events from the French Revolution to Freud's views on civilization Can be used alongside any anthology of literary criticism or as a coherent stand-alone introduction
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List price: $68.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Abbreviations of Frequently Cited Works
Ancient Greek Criticism
Plato (428-ca. 347 BC)
Aristotle (348-322 BC)
The Traditions of Rhetoric
Greek Rhetoric (Protagoras, Gorgias, Antihon, Lysias, Isocrates, Plato, Aristotle
The Hellenistic Period and Roman Rhetoric. (Rhetorica, Cicero, Quintilian)
Greek and Latin Criticism During the Roman Empire
Horace (65-8 BC)
Longinus First Century AD
Neo-Platonism. (Plotinus, Macrobius, Boethius)
The Medieval Era
The Early Middle Ages
The Later Middle Ages Hugh of
Transitions: Medieval Humanism
The Early Modern Period to the Enlightment
The Early Modern Period
Neoclassical Literary Criticism
The Enlightenment
The Earlier Nineteenth Century and Romanticism
The Kantian System and Kant's Aesthetics
G. W. F. Hegel (1770-1831)
Romanticism (I): Germany and France
Romanticism (II): England and America
The Later Nineteenth Century
Realism and Naturalism
Symbolism and Aestheticism
The Heterological Thinkers
The Twentieth Century
Psychoanalytic Criticism Freud and Lacan
Feminist Criticism
Reader-Response and Reception Theory
Postcolonial Criticism
New Historicism
Selective Bibliography
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