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Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

 
 
 
 
Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice
Author: Charles E. Bressler
ISBN 13: 9780131534483
ISBN 10: 131534483
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-08-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $73.80
 
 

Presents the eleven basic schools of twentieth-century literary theory and criticism in their historical and philosophical contexts. Unlike other introductions to literary criticism, this text explores the philosophical assumptions of each school of criticism, provides a clear methodology for writing essays according to each school's beliefs and tenets, and features accessible student-generated sample essays.