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Literary Theory: The Basics By Hans Bertens (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)

Literary Theory: The Basics
by Hans Bertens (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)

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Providing a step in understanding the often bewildering world of literary theory, this text presents an introduction to this area.
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Literary Theory: The Basics by Hans Bertens (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)

Providing the ideal first step in understanding the often bewildering world of literary theory, this text is an easy to follow and clearly presented introduction to this fascinating area.

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Clear, vigorous and often creatively provocative, Hans Bertens's historical overview of western literary theory is one of the very best introductions currently available.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Reading for meaning 1. practical criticism Chapter 2: Reading for form I. formalism and early structuralism, 1914-1960 Chapter 3: Reading for form II. french structuralism, 1950-1975 Chapter 4: Political Reading. the 1970s and 1980s Chapter 5: The Poststructuralist Revolution. Derrida, deconstruction and postmodernism Chapter 6: Postructuralism continued. Foucault, Lacan, french femenism Chapter 7: Literature and culture. The new historicism and cultural imperialism Chapter 8: Postcolonial criticism and theory. Chapter 9: Sexuality, literature and cultural materialism. Chapter 10: Ecocriticism.

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Literary Theory: The Basics by Hans Bertens (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
Hans Bertens (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
The Basics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2001-04-12
272
041535112X
9780415351126
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