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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780340761915
ISBN-10: 0340761911
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 156mm x 38mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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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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