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The Novel - An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900-2000

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Very good condition with some creasing to spine. Internally clean and bright.

The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900 2000 is a collection of the most influential writings on the theory of the novel from the twentieth century. Traces the rise of novel theory and the extension of its influence into other disciplines, especially social, cultural and political theory. Broad in scope, including sections on formalism; the Chicago School; structuralism and narratology; deconstruction; psychoanalysis; Marxism; social discourse; gender; post-colonialism; and more. Includes whole essays or chapters wherever possible. Headnotes introduce and link each piece, enabling readers to draw connections between different schools of thought. Encourages students to approach theoretical texts with confidence, applying the same skills they bring to literary texts. Includes a volume introduction, a selected bibliography, an index of topics and short author biographies to support study. The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900 2000 is a comprehensive collection of the most influential writings on the theory of the novel from the twentieth century. This volume charts the invention of novel theory as a field, its rise to prominence within literary studies, and the expansion of its influence into interdisciplinary theories of society, politics and culture. The anthology is broad in scope, featuring sections on formalism; the Chicago School; structuralism and narratology; deconstruction; psychoanalysis; Marxism; social discourse; gender; post-colonialism; and more. Critical introductions to each section help students to see connections between different schools of thought. Other aids to study include a volume introduction, a selected bibliography, a comprehensive index, and short author biographies. Whole essays or chapters are included wherever possible. The anthology as a whole encourages students to approach theoretical texts with confidence, applying the same skills they bring to literary texts.

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Author(s):
Dorothy J Hale
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
140510774X
ISBN-13:
9781405107747
Number of pages:
821
Publisher:
Blackwell

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Very good condition with some creasing to spine. Internally clean and bright.

The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900 2000 is a collection of the most influential writings on the theory of the novel from the twentieth century. Traces the rise of novel theory and the extension of its influence into other disciplines, especially social, cultural and political theory. Broad in scope, including sections on formalism; the Chicago School; structuralism and narratology; deconstruction; psychoanalysis; Marxism; social discourse; gender; post-colonialism; and more. Includes whole essays or chapters wherever possible. Headnotes introduce and link each piece, enabling readers to draw connections between different schools of thought. Encourages students to approach theoretical texts with confidence, applying the same skills they bring to literary texts. Includes a volume introduction, a selected bibliography, an index of topics and short author biographies to support study. The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900 2000 is a comprehensive collection of the most influential writings on the theory of the novel from the twentieth century. This volume charts the invention of novel theory as a field, its rise to prominence within literary studies, and the expansion of its influence into interdisciplinary theories of society, politics and culture. The anthology is broad in scope, featuring sections on formalism; the Chicago School; structuralism and narratology; deconstruction; psychoanalysis; Marxism; social discourse; gender; post-colonialism; and more. Critical introductions to each section help students to see connections between different schools of thought. Other aids to study include a volume introduction, a selected bibliography, a comprehensive index, and short author biographies. Whole essays or chapters are included wherever possible. The anthology as a whole encourages students to approach theoretical texts with confidence, applying the same skills they bring to literary texts.

Author(s):
Dorothy J Hale
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
140510774X
ISBN-13:
9781405107747
Number of pages:
821
Publisher:
Blackwell

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