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Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory

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University of Toronto Press , Toronto
Criticism -- Encyclopedias., Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Encyclopedias., Literary form -- Encyclope
StatementIrena R. Makaryk, general editor and compiler.
SeriesTheory/culture
ContributionsMakaryk, Irene Rima.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN81 .E43 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 656 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1523979M
ISBN 100802059147, 080206860X
LC Control Number93213023
OCLC/WorldCa26930109

Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years.

Some scholars from around the world have contributed their expertise to this /5(6). Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations As with any body of scholarship, various schools of thought exist, and sometimes conflict, within it.

I.R. Makaryk has compiled a welcome guide to the field/5. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory: Approaches, Scholars, Terms Irene Rima Makaryk University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, - Literary Criticism - pages4/5(7). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory Book Description: Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years.

Literary criticism, the reasoned consideration of literary works and applies, as a term, to any argumentation about literature, whether or not specific works are analyzed.

Plato’s cautions against the risky consequences of poetic inspiration in general in his Republic are thus often taken as the earliest important example of literary criticism. This is the first comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory.

Arranged in three volumes covering Literary Theory from toLiterary Theory from to the present, and Cultural Theory, this encyclopedia provides accessible entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post literary and cultural theory.3/5(2).

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Contributors ix Lissa Paul is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick where she teaches five courses on children’s literature and literary theory. Her new book, Reading Otherways (), provides a practical demonstration of the ways in which contemporary literary theories, especially feminist theories, enable new readingsFile Size: KB.

Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years.

Some scholars from around the world have contributed their expertise to this /5(5). A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theoryis a classic introduction to the ever-evolving field of modern literary theory, now expanded and updated in its fifth edition.

This book presents the full range of positions and movements in contemporary literary theory. It organises the. Literary theory in a strict sense is the systematic study of the nature of literature and of the methods for analyzing literature. However, literary scholarship since the 19th century often includes—in addition to, or even instead of literary theory in the strict sense—considerations of intellectual history, moral philosophy, social prophecy, and other interdisciplinary themes which are of.

Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years. Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty scholars from around the world have contributed their expertise to this.

The last half of the twentieth century has seen the emergence of literary theory as a new discipline. As with any body of scholarship, various schools of thought exist, and sometimes conflict, within it. I.R. Makaryk has compiled a welcome guide to the field.

Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches.

This is the first comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory. Arranged in three volumes covering Literary Theory from toLiterary Theory from to the present, and Cultural Theory, this encyclopedia provides accessible entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post literary and cultural theory.

nbsp; With explanations of complex. Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods.

Though the two activities are closely related, literary critics are not always, and have not always been, theorists.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: Series Title: Theory/culture. Responsibility: Irena R. Makaryk, general editor. Harold Bloom. With the publication of his book The Anxiety of Influence, Harold Bloom (born ) became one of the most widely read literary critics in the Englishspeaking world.

His award-winning book dealt with poetry, and with the relationships of poets to their predecessors, but Bloom, whose erudition is legendary, has written on many other forms of literature. As Shelley says, 'the great secret of morals is Love; or a going out of our own nature, and an identification of ourselves with the beautiful which exists in thought, action, or person, not our own'; that we can make our path through beauty to freedom; and that art is a realm of free play where we can rejoice in existence.

Encyclopedia of contemporary French culture User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Although broad in scope, this rudimentary guide to post French and Francophone culture offers a respectable amount of authoritative information for the lay reader.

book for students of literature at all levels. This book includes: New definitions of contemporary critical issues such as ‘Cybercriticism’ and ‘Globalization’. An exhaustive range of entries, covering numerous aspects to such topics as genre, form, cultural theory and literary technique.

Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years. Some scholars from around the world have contributed their expertise to this volume.

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description. xiv, p. ISBN. X (bound) format(s) Book Back; 0 Marked; Mark; Options Refworks Print Link Email Cite Theory/culture series. imprint. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Introduction to Modern Literary Theory Literary Trends and Influences* * Disclaimer: When theories are explained briefly, a necessary reduction in their complexity and richness occurs.

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Literary Criticism/ Historical Critical Method (religion, spiritualism, and occult) It's a shame the words "critical" and "criticism" carry such negative baggage.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Modern Criticism and Theory offers the student and scholar of literary and cultural studies the most comprehensive, single volume guide to the history and development of modern criticism in the humanities. In a clearly organized format, this major reference work takes the reader through introductions to historically influential philosophers, literary critics.

Books Book Series Online Platforms Open Access Books. Subjects. literary theory, or political science. Recommended for academic and large public libraries.' 'This excellent new Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture is a vivid and widely angled snapshot made user-friendly for the non-specialist observer.

Realism has a bad reputation in contemporary times. Generally thought to be an outdated mode that had its heyday in Victorian fiction, the French bourgeois novel, and pre-revolutionary Russian literature, literary histories tend to locate realism’s timely end in the ferment of interwar modernism and the rise of the avant-garde.

Outside of the West, realism might be said to have met an even Cited by: 3.

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