|Item type||Location||Collection||Call number||Status||Date due|
|E-Book||E-book||Non Fiction||801.95076 HAN 2005 (Browse shelf)||Not for loan|
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.