This anthology of classic and cutting-edge statements in literary theory has now been updated to include recent influential texts in the areas of Ethnic Studies, Postcolonialism and International Studies. This is a definitive collection of classic statements in criticism and new theoretical work from the past few decades. All the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory are represented, from Formalism to Postcolonialism. It enables students to familiarise themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories derive.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd