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A Practical Reader in Contemporary Literary Theory Peter Brooker

A Practical Reader in Contemporary Literary Theory

Peter Brooker

Published June 4th 2014
ISBN : 9781306825399
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509 pages
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This introduction to practicing literary theory is a reader consisting of extracts from critical analyses, largely by 20th century Anglo-American literary critics, set around major literary texts that undergraduate students are known to be familiarMoreThis introduction to practicing literary theory is a reader consisting of extracts from critical analyses, largely by 20th century Anglo-American literary critics, set around major literary texts that undergraduate students are known to be familiar with. It is specifically targeted to present literary criticism through practical examples of essays by literary theorists themselves, on texts both within and outside the literary canon. Four example essays are included for each author/text presented.