Modern Literary Criticism and Theory: A History



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Written in concise and clear language, this book offers an historical overview of literary criticism and theory throughout the twentieth century along with a close analysis of some of the most important and commonly taught texts from the period.

  • Provides an accessible introduction to modern literary theory and criticism
  • Places various modes of criticism within their historical and intellectual contexts
  • Offers close readings of some of the major critical texts of the period
  • Explores the works of a diverse group of 20th-century writers, including Babbitt, Woolf, Bakhtin, Heidegger, Lacan, Derrida, Judith Butler, Zizek, Nussbaum, Negri and Hardt
  • Covers formalism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, deconstruction, Marxism, feminism, reader-response criticism, historicism, gender studies, cultural studies, and film theory


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