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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
SKU: 9781615642410
R 375,00
R 318,75
From Plato to Freud to ecocriticism, this helpful guide gives you everything you need to know to really understand literature, as well as references to and quotations from novels, stories, poems, plays, and more.
A lively discussion of literary theory's central concerns

The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Literary Theory and Criticism has all the information a budding literary theorist needs to know to understand dozens of stimulating perspectives for approaching literature and film.

Internationally recognised literary theorist Steven J. Venturino offers you easy-to-follow explanations of theories that range from established classics to the controversies of current theory with references and quotations from both classic and modern novels, stories, plays, poems, and movies. Learn how to relate different theories to selected key titles or how they can be grouped together thematically as well as the various traditions and influences that are a part of larger literary analysis. Moving beyond the basics, you'll also find the important arguments, key figures, and history of the subject as well as on-line resources.

If you don't know your Plato from your Freud or want to discover more about the world of literary theory and criticism, then The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Literary Theory and Criticism is the book for you.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781615642410
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Contributor By (author) Steven J. Venturino
Publication Date 2013-03-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 336
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 229 X 189 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 494
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A lively discussion of literary theory's central concerns

The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Literary Theory and Criticism has all the information a budding literary theorist needs to know to understand dozens of stimulating perspectives for approaching literature and film.

Internationally recognised literary theorist Steven J. Venturino offers you easy-to-follow explanations of theories that range from established classics to the controversies of current theory with references and quotations from both classic and modern novels, stories, plays, poems, and movies. Learn how to relate different theories to selected key titles or how they can be grouped together thematically as well as the various traditions and influences that are a part of larger literary analysis. Moving beyond the basics, you'll also find the important arguments, key figures, and history of the subject as well as on-line resources.

If you don't know your Plato from your Freud or want to discover more about the world of literary theory and criticism, then The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Literary Theory and Criticism is the book for you.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781615642410
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Contributor By (author) Steven J. Venturino
Publication Date 2013-03-01
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 336
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 229 X 189 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 494
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