A Practical Introduction 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Michael Ryan
Literary Theory by Michael Ryan
Book DescriptionMichael Ryan's Literary Theory: A Practical Introduction, Second Edition introduces students to the full range of contemporary approaches to the study of literature and culture, from Formalism, Structuralism, and Historicism to Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, and Global English. * Introduces readings from a variety of theoretical perspectives, on classic literary texts. * Demonstrates how the varying perspectives on texts can lead to different interpretations of the same work. * Contains an accessible account of different theoretical approaches * An ideal resource for use in introductory courses on literary theory and criticism. * Designed to function both as a stand-alone text and a companion to Rivkin and Ryan's Literary Theory: An Anthology, Second Edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405107198
(237mm x 164mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Michael Ryan
Michael Ryan teaches American literature and culture, American film, and literary theory at Northeastern University. His books include Marxism and Deconstruction (1982), Camera Politica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary American Film (with Douglas Kellner, 1986), Politics and Culture (1989), and Literary Theory: An Anthology (2nd edition, edited with Julie Rivkin).
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