Practicing Theory and Reading Literature: An Introduction

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University Press of Kentucky, Jul 28, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 206 pages

" A clear and accessible demonstration of how contemporary literary theories can be applied to a wide range of texts, from Shakespeare, Bunyan, Sterne, Keats, to James, Stevens, Joyce, Pinter, Updike, and Arthur Miller."

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Contents

AngloAmerican Criticism
17
Russian Formalism
35
Structuralism
47
Poststructuralism
73
Readerresponse Criticism
101
Marxist and Feminist Criticism
133
Exercises
170
References
201
Index
204
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