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Critical theory today

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Critical theory today by Lois Tyson. 3rd edition published by Routledge 2015. Paperback in very good condition. Has been well used.

This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new historicism and cultural criticism; lesbian, gay, and queer theory; African American criticism and post-colonial criticism. This new edition features: a major expansion of the chapter on post-colonial criticism that includes topics such as Nordicism, globalization and the end' of post-colonial theory, global tourism and global conservation an extended explanation of each theory, using examples from everyday life, popular culture, and literary texts a list of specific questions critics ask about literary texts an interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby through the lens of each theory a list of questions for further practice to guide readers in applying each theory to different literary works updated and expanded bibliographies Both engaging and rigorous, this is a "how-to" book for undergraduate and graduate students new to critical theory and for college professors who want to broaden their repertoire of critical approaches to literature.

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Author(s):
Tyson L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x2.5cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415506751
ISBN-13:
9780415506755
Number of pages:
470
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Critical theory today

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Critical theory today by Lois Tyson. 3rd edition published by Routledge 2015. Paperback in very good condition. Has been well used.

This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new historicism and cultural criticism; lesbian, gay, and queer theory; African American criticism and post-colonial criticism. This new edition features: a major expansion of the chapter on post-colonial criticism that includes topics such as Nordicism, globalization and the end' of post-colonial theory, global tourism and global conservation an extended explanation of each theory, using examples from everyday life, popular culture, and literary texts a list of specific questions critics ask about literary texts an interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby through the lens of each theory a list of questions for further practice to guide readers in applying each theory to different literary works updated and expanded bibliographies Both engaging and rigorous, this is a "how-to" book for undergraduate and graduate students new to critical theory and for college professors who want to broaden their repertoire of critical approaches to literature.

Author(s):
Tyson L
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x2.5cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415506751
ISBN-13:
9780415506755
Number of pages:
470
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Critical theory today

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