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In Search of Authority An Introductory Guide to Literary Theory

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ISBN-10: 1551117673

ISBN-13: 9781551117676

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen Bonnycastle

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In Search of Authority is the most engaging introduction to literary theory available today.This is the third edition of a book that has been widely used to introduce undergraduates to the field of literary theory. Its distinctive quality is the way in which it makes complex literary theories, such as structuralism, deconstruction, and post-modernism, accessible to students by relating these theories to students' own enjoyment in reading literature. Each theory is illustrated by several applications of the theory to well-known literary works.Based on a reader-response approach to literature, In Search of Authority begins with an up-to-date account of the status of literary theory in the…    
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Book details

List price: $38.75
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Broadview Press
Publication date: 4/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English