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Modern Literary Theory by Patricia Waugh
Book DescriptionThis book covers the key theoretical approches in modern literary theory, and includes essays and texts that are essential reading for any student of critical theory. It includes sections on Formalism and Structuralism, Feminism, Marxism, Postmodernism, and Postcolonialism, and for the first time, includes works by authors such as de Beauvoir and Freud, who although not focusing specifically on literature, make a significant contribution to the landscape of literary theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780340761915
(233mm x 156mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Patricia Waugh
Feminine Fictions, Paperback (March 2014)
Patricia Waugh addresses the relationship between feminist and postmodernist writing and theory through the insights of psychoanalysis and in the context of the development of modern fiction in Britain and America.
Review of Contemporary Fiction, Paperback (May 2013)
Contributors such as Stewart Home, China Mieville, and Maureen Freely pose difficult questions about the place of literature in contemporary Britain--where it's been, and where it's going.
Literary Theory and Criticism, Paperback (January 2006)» View all books by Patricia Waugh
Serving as a guide to literary theory and criticism, this title, divided into four parts, covers the philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary theory. It looks at the foundational movements and thinkers in the first half of the twentieth century, and offers introductory overviews of the important movements and thinkers in literary theory.
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Author Biography - Patricia Waugh
Patricia Waugh is Professor of English Literature at Durham University, UK Philip Rice was formerly Principal Lecturer in Communication Studies at Coventry University, UK
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