The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism

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Norton, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 2624 pages
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Edited by scholars and teachers whose interests range from the history of poetics to postmodernism, from classical rhetoric to riture f minine, and from the social construction of gender to the machinery of academic superstardom, The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism promises to become the standard anthology in its field.

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A superb Anthology. Several famous thinkers and philosophers (from Plato to Freud) as well as some not so well known contemporaries are introduced succinctly followed by a selection of some of their ... Read full review

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An excellent and authoritative anthology of literary theory, covering all the major schools. Read full review

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Vincent B. Leitch is a George Lynn Cross Research Professor at the University of Oklahoma where he holds the Paul and Carol Daube Sutton Chair in English. A foremost historian of contemporary literary criticism and theory, he is the author of the standard history, American Literary Criticism from the 1930s to the 1980s as well as Deconstructive Criticism and Cultural Criticism, Literary Theory, Poststructuralism (all three books published by Columbia UP), Postmodernism: Local Effects, Global Flows (SUNY Press), Theory Matters (Routledge), Living with Theory (Blackwell), and American Literary Criticism since the 1930s, 2nd edition (Routledge).

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