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A handbook of critical approaches to literature /

by Guerin, Wilfred L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Edition: 5th ed.Description: xvi, 424 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0195160177 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): CriticismOnline resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
Contents:
Getting started: the precritical response -- First things first: textual scholarship, genres, and source study -- Historical and biographical approaches -- Moral and philosophical approaches -- The formalist approach -- The psychological approach: Freud -- Mythological and archetypal approaches -- Feminisms and gender studies -- Cultural studies -- The play of meaning(s): reader-response criticism, dialogics and structuralism and poststructuralism, including deconstruction. Table of contents
Summary: Presented as a discussion of nearly all the popular critical literary theories, this study provides examples of their application to a selection of well-known literary works. A number of approaches are considered as well as the traditional.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Getting started: the precritical response --
First things first: textual scholarship, genres, and source study --
Historical and biographical approaches --
Moral and philosophical approaches --
The formalist approach --
The psychological approach: Freud --
Mythological and archetypal approaches --
Feminisms and gender studies --
Cultural studies --
The play of meaning(s): reader-response criticism, dialogics and structuralism and poststructuralism, including deconstruction. Table of contents

Presented as a discussion of nearly all the popular critical literary theories, this study provides examples of their application to a selection of well-known literary works. A number of approaches are considered as well as the traditional.

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