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Literary theory : a very short introduction

Author: Jonathan D Culler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1997.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses questions such as the nature of literary theory and the relationship between literature and culture. This book discusses whether literature is a form of self-expression or a method of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Culler
ISBN: 019285318X 9780192853189
OCLC Number: 37024782
Description: 145 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. What is Theory? --
2. What is Literature and Does it Matter? --
3. Literature and Cultural Studies --
4. Language, Meaning, and Interpretation --
5. Rhetoric, Poetics, and Poetry --
6. Narrative --
7. Performative Language --
8. Identity, Identification, and the Subject --
App. Theoretical Schools and Movements.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Jonathan Culler.
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"An excellent idea, these Very Short Introductions; a new concept from OUP."--The Guardian

 
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