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Beginning theory : an introduction to literary and cultural theory

Author: Peter Barry
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2002.
Series: Beginnings (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The new edition of Beginning Theory has new chapters added which take account of recent developments in literary theory.
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Barry, Peter, 1947-
Beginning theory.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2002
(OCoLC)648584715
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Barry
ISBN: 0719062683 9780719062681
OCLC Number: 49044432
Description: xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Theory Before 'Theory' --
Liberal Humanism --
Structuralism --
Post-Structuralism and Deconstruction --
Postmodernism --
Psychoanalytic Criticism --
Feminist Criticism --
Lesbian/Gay Criticism --
Marxist Criticism --
New Historicism and Cultural Materialism --
Postcolonial Criticism --
Stylistics --
Narratology --
Ecocriticism.
Series Title: Beginnings (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: Peter Barry.
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An introduction to literary and cultural theory for beginners. The emphasis is on allowing readers to develop their own ideas once they have grasped the basic principles. This updated edition  Read more...

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