Literary Theory From Plato to Barthes: An Introductory History

St. Martin's Press (1999)
Richard Harland provides a lucid account of all the major movements in literary theory up to the late 1960s. In a lucid and accessible style, he unfolds a comprehensive "story" of literary theory in all its manifestations. Because contemporary literary theory depends heavily upon European thinkers, the book has an international focus, and its coverage extends from philosophers to social theorists to linguists. Harland explains the essential principles of each theoretical position, looking behind particular critical judgments and interpretations in order to convey a core grasp of underlying positions.
Keywords Literature Theory, etc  Literature Philosophy  Criticism
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Call number PN81.H2843 1999
ISBN(s) 0312224826   9780312224813   0312224818
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