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Literary and Cultural Theory: From Basic Principles to Advanced Applications

 
 
 
 
Literary and Cultural Theory: From Basic Principles to Advanced Applications
Author: Donald E. Hall
ISBN 13: 9780395929193
ISBN 10: 395929199
Edition: 1
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 2000-08-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $91.95
 
 

This clear, succinct primer for literary theory provides students with a useful guide to contemporary theory and methodologies. Theoretical overviews summarize each literary approach for clarification and Application Essays by well-known scholars, on works by authors such as Shakespeare, Austen, Melville, Faulkner, and Angelou, represent the stated principles. The text helps students generate consistent, well-focused analyses based on any of ten critical methodologies, including New Criticism, Psychoanalytic Analysis, Deconstruction, Feminist Analysis, and New Historicism.