Modern Literary Criticism and Theory
By (author) M. A. R. Habib
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Modern Literary Criticism and Theory by M. A. R. Habib
Book DescriptionWritten in concise and clear language, this book offers an historical overview of literary criticism and theory throughout the twentieth century along with a close analysis of some of the most important and commonly taught texts from the period. * Provides an accessible introduction to modern literary theory and criticism * Places various modes of criticism within their historical and intellectual contexts * Offers close readings of some of the major critical texts of the period * Explores the works of a diverse group of 20th-century writers, including Babbitt, Woolf, Bakhtin, Heidegger, Lacan, Derrida, Judith Butler, Zizek, Nussbaum, Negri and Hardt * Covers formalism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, deconstruction, Marxism, feminism, reader-response criticism, historicism, gender studies, cultural studies, and film theory
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405176668
(224mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - M. A. R. Habib
M.A.R. Habib is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University. He received his D.Phil. in English from Oxford University, and is the author of five books, including A History of Literary Criticism and Theory: From Plato to the Present (Blackwell, 2005).
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