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A history of literary criticism : from Plato to the present

Author: Rafey Habib
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a guide to the history of literary criticism from antiquity to the present day. It not only provides an overview of the major movements, figures, and texts of literary criticism, but also supplies the cultural, historical, and philosophical background which enables students to see them in context."--Jacket
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Habib, Rafey.
History of literary criticism.
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2005004898
(OCoLC)57750141
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rafey Habib
ISBN: 9780470752142 0470752149 1405148845 9781405148849
OCLC Number: 184983350
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 838 pages)
Contents: Plato --
Aristotle --
Greek rhetoric --
The Hellenistic period and Roman rhetoric --
Horace --
Longinus --
Neo-platonism --
The early Middle Ages --
The later Middle Ages --
Transitions : medieval humanism --
The early modern period --
Neoclassical literary criticism --
The Enlightenment --
The Kantian system and Kant's aesthetics --
G.W.F. Hegel --
Romanticism (I) : Germany and France --
Romanticism (II) : England and America --
Realism and naturalism --
Symbolism and aestheticism --
The heterological thinkers --
Marxism --
Psychoanalytic criticism --
Formalisms --
Structuralism --
Deconstruction --
Feminist criticism --
Reader-response and reception theory --
Postcolonial criticism --
New historicism.
Responsibility: M.A.R. Habib.
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