Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide (Paperback)
  • Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide (Paperback)
zoom

Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide (Paperback)

(author)
£37.99
Paperback 488 Pages / Published: 24/11/2014
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new historicism and cultural criticism; lesbian, gay, and queer theory; African American criticism and postcolonial criticism. This new edition features: * a major expansion of the chapter on postcolonial criticism that includes topics such as Nordicism, globalization and the 'end' of postcolonial theory, global tourism and global conservation * an extended explanation of each theory, using examples from everyday life, popular culture, and literary texts * a list of specific questions critics ask about literary texts * an interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby through the lens of each theory * a list of questions for further practice to guide readers in applying each theory to different literary works * updated and expanded bibliographies Both engaging and rigorous, this is a "how-to" book for undergraduate and graduate students new to critical theory and for college professors who want to broaden their repertoire of critical approaches to literature.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415506755
Number of pages: 488
Weight: 725 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm
Edition: New edition

You may also be interested in...

Spatiality
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
How Fiction Works
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Sacred Wood
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Society of the Spectacle
Added to basket
How to be Gay
Added to basket
£15.95
Paperback
Cinders
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
Chroma
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
British Folk Tales and Legends
Added to basket
Reading Derrida's Of Grammatology
Added to basket
How to Read and Why
Added to basket
The Seven Basic Plots
Added to basket
The Penguin Dictionary of Critical Theory
Added to basket
Barthes: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.