This anthology of classic and cutting-edge statements in literary theory has now been updated to include recent influential texts in the areas of Ethnic Studies, Postcolonialism and International Studies
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Literary Theory: An Anthology is a definitive collection of classic statements in criticism and new theoretical work from the past few decades. It is an invaluable resource for students who wish to familiarise themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories derive. The Anthology represents all the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory. For the second edition, the content has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the most recent influential texts. Changes for the new edition include: More material has been added on race theory, ethnic studies, colonial and postcolonial studies and intemational studies, including texts by Frantz Fanon, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Edward Said and Homi Bhabha A new section on rhetoric, phenomenology and reader response theory has been added, featuring texts by Husserl, Kant, Stanley Fish and others The section on structuralism now includes three new pieces, including an extract from Barthes' Mythologies The section on post-structuralism, deconstruction and post-modernism now includes extracts from Derrida's Of Grammatology and his `Semiology and Grammatology', as well as texts by Cixous and Baudrillard The material on historicism has been completely revised and now includes work by Raymond Williams, Michel Foucault and Stephen Greenblatt A recent piece on rap music by Adam Krims has been added to the cultural studies section.From the Back Cover:
Literary Theory: An Anthology is a definitive collection of classic and contemporary statements in the field of literary theory and criticism. It is an invaluable resource for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories are derived.
The anthology represents all the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory. It contains classic texts from a range of movements, including Formalism, Structuralism, Marxism, Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction, Historicism, and Feminism, and incorporates cutting-edge work by leading theoreticians in the fields of Postmodernism, Cultural Studies, Post-colonialism, Gay and Lesbian studies, and Ethnic Studies. For the second edition, the content has been updated to include the most recent influential texts, particularly in the areas of Ethnic Studies, Transnational Studies, and Cultural Studies.
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