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Literary theory : a very short introduction

Author: Jonathan D Culler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000, ©1997.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brief introduction to literary theory that explores the various moves that literary theory has encouraged.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Culler
ISBN: 019285383X 9780192853837
OCLC Number: 43822298
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: What is theory? --
What is literature and does it matter? --
Literature and cultural studies --
Language, meaning, and interpretation --
Rhetoric, poetics, and poetry --
Narrative --
Performative language --
Identity, identification, and the subject --
Theoretical schools and movements.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Jonathan Culler.

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What is Literary Theory? Is there a relationship between literature and culture? Addressing such questions, this book offers insights into theories about the nature of language and meaning, and  Read more...

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