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An Introduction to Literature Criticism and Theory By Andrew Bennett

An Introduction to Literature Criticism and Theory by Andrew Bennett

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Summary

The second edition of this text includes four new chapters as well as revision of existing chapters, offering a fuller account of the interrelations between world and text, a more historical contextualized account of tragedy and an updated account of debates around the concept of postmodernism.

An Introduction to Literature Criticism and Theory Summary

An Introduction to Literature Criticism and Theory by Andrew Bennett

This book presents the key critical concepts in literary studies today, avoiding the jargonistic, abstract nature of much 'theory'. The authors explore crucial issues in contemporary criticism and theory by focusing closely on a range of texts, from Chaucer to Achebe and from Milton to Morrison.

About Andrew Bennett

Andrew Bennett teaches in the Department of English, University of Bristol and Nicholas Royle teaches at the School of English & American Studies, University of Sussex.

Table of Contents

1. The Beginning 2. Readers and Reading 3. The Author 4. The Text and the World 5. The Uncanny 6. Narrative 7. Character 8. Voice 9. Figures and Tropes 10. Laughter 11. The Tragic 12. History 13. Me 14. Sexual Difference 15. God 16. Ideology 17. Desire 18. Suspense 19. Racial Difference 20. The Performative 21. Secrets 22. The Postmodern 23. Pleasure 24. Queer 25. Ghosts 26. The Colony 27. Monuments The End

Additional information

GOR001368760
9780130109149
0130109142
An Introduction to Literature Criticism and Theory by Andrew Bennett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
1999-02-16
312
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