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Literary Theory

A Practical Introduction

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Literary Theory by Michael Ryan
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Description

Michael Ryan's Literary Theory: A Practical Introduction, Second Edition introduces students to the full range of contemporary approaches to the study of literature and culture, from Formalism, Structuralism, and Historicism to Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, and Global English. * Introduces readings from a variety of theoretical perspectives, on classic literary texts. * Demonstrates how the varying perspectives on texts can lead to different interpretations of the same work. * Contains an accessible account of different theoretical approaches * An ideal resource for use in introductory courses on literary theory and criticism. * Designed to function both as a stand-alone text and a companion to Rivkin and Ryan's Literary Theory: An Anthology, Second Edition.

Author Biography

Michael Ryan teaches American literature and culture, American film, and literary theory at Northeastern University. His books include Marxism and Deconstruction (1982), Camera Politica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary American Film (with Douglas Kellner, 1986), Politics and Culture (1989), and Literary Theory: An Anthology (2nd edition, edited with Julie Rivkin).
Release date Australia
January 4th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
248
Dimensions
164x237x20
ISBN-13
9781405107198
Product ID
3092346

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