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The selected essays primarily address matters related gay and lesbian identity while failing to cover genderqueer, bisexual, or transgender among others issues. Karl Marx, The German Ideology.

Sigmund Freud, Beyond the Pleasure Principle. Fascinating stuff – but yeah – a struggle. Of course, the included essays critique the idea of gendered and sexual binaries, but updated and more diverse readings would literarj especially beneficial to undergrads, newcomers to queer studies, or anyone seeking to quickly gain a broad survey of queer theoretical approaches. A Practical Introduction Wiley Blackwell, 3rd edition, Julie RivkinMichael Ryan.

Karl Marx, Wage Labor and Capital. No trivia or quizzes yet. From Achebe to Derrida, this anthology is a wonderful introduction to anyone interested in the ever changing world of literary theory.

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Shklovsky – Art as Technique 25 September Mikhail Bakhtin, Discourse in the Novel. Remembering the Land in King Lear I picked it up on nathology daughter’s shelf and started looking – and was amazed to find I could barely understand a single sentence! Some of them are easier to understand than others.


Michael Ryan, Queer Lear: Ya, can anyone ever say that they’ve read a monstrous anthology like this? Refresh and try again. Emmanuel Levinas Ethics and the Face.

Quotes from Literary Theory: The Transference of the Kingdom 9 Theory in Practice: Edward Said, Austen and Empire.

Naomi Morgenstern, The Baby or the Violin: Ferdinand de Saussure, Course on General Linguistics. Some of the material is very dense and hard to get through, but, overall, I do think that it is a way to look at the various schools of criticism as an introduction. Sigmund Freud, On Narcissism. Account Options Sign in. Especially since the course I took was online and I didn’t get the lecture some detailed discussion and explanation would have been helpful.

Literary Theory: An Anthology, 3rd Edition

The new edition of this bestselling literary theory anthology has been thoroughly updated to include influential texts from innovative new areas, including disability studies, eco-criticism, and ethics. Jul 28, Tom Bensley rated it it was amazing Shelves: A Practical Introduction Wiley Blackwell, 3rd edition, Pedagogically enhanced with detailed editorial introductions and a comprehensive glossary of terms.

This is one of the finest anthologies I have ever had the pleasure of perusing. A great text for university students. The ideas contained therein are near sacred to myself since they are now part of me in many senses. Other editions – View all Literary Theory: It definitely takes some digusting and some serious thought but, even then I’m not sure anyone could fully understand the theories that are held within.

At times, the language of the individual writers is confusing, so I found myself reading and re-reading several chapters to make sure I took away everything I needed to learn. Cleanth Brooks, The Formalist Critics. I HAVE read this cover to cover. This was a book that has short discussions of schools of literary criticism over time accompanied by excerpts of larger works that apply to that school in some way.


It can be very dry at times, but there are quite a few more-than-simply-interesting inclusions. Its title suggests a much May 03, Meghan rated it it was ok. This ,iterary is a pretty good introduction to the basic concepts of literary theory and the diverse schools of thought on the subject. Request an Evaluation Copy for this throry. Jan 13, Lindsey Z rated it really liked it. Jamaica Kincaid, A Small Place. There were parts that were Theeory enjoyed the theorists’ essays.

Description The new edition of this bestselling literary theory anthology has been thoroughly updated to include influential texts from innovative new areas, including disability studies, eco-criticism, and ethics. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Facing Baudelaires Eyes of the Poor.

Literary Theory: An Anthology

Discourse Founds Signification — 5. Cleanth Brooks, The Language of Paradox. Julie RivkinMichael Ryan.