Literary Theory and Criticism : An Oxford Guide, Paperback Book

Literary Theory and Criticism : An Oxford Guide Paperback

Edited by Patricia (Patricia Waugh is Professor of English at the University of Durham) Waugh



Edited by Patricia Waugh, this comprehensive guide to literary theory and criticism includes 39 specially commissioned chapters by an outstanding international team of academics.

The volume is divided into four parts. Part One covers the key philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary theory, Part Two looks at the foundational movements and thinkers in the first half of the twentieth century, Part Three offers introductory overviews of the most important movements and thinkers in modern literary theory and Part Four looks at emergent trends and future directions.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 620 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9780199258369



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