Literary Theory and Criticism: An Oxford Guide by Patricia Waugh

By Patricia Waugh

This quantity deals a complete account of recent literary feedback, proposing the sector as a part of an ongoing old and highbrow culture. that includes thirty-nine in particular commissioned chapters from a world workforce of esteemed participants, it fills a wide hole available in the market through combining the accessibility of single-authored decisions with a variety of serious views. the amount is split into 4 elements. half One covers the most important philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary thought, whereas half discusses the foundational routine and thinkers within the first half the 20th century. half 3 bargains introductory overviews of crucial activities and thinkers in sleek literary conception, and half 4 seems to be at emergent developments and destiny directions.

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