A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

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9780134919522: A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

This edition of the bestselling guide retains the strong features of the original book; offering a comprehensive coverage of the main literary theories, further readings and bibliographies. At the same time, the new edition adds material on contemporary literary theories, such as: cultural materialism, post-colonial theory, feminist theory, black British, Afro-American, Asian, Caribbean theory, and gay, lesbian and queer theory. The book can be used in conjunction with Practising Theory and Reading Literature.

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"An extremely helpful volume." -- South Atlantic Review

"A very clear, sustained, impartial guide." -- "Choice"

"A good starting point for students who want to have a readable overview of critical theories." -- "English Literature in Transition"

"Distinguished chiefly by its clarity and impartiality, this is a useful guide to the main schools of contemporary critical thought." -- "Journal of Modern Literature"

"An extremely helpful volume." -- "South Atlantic Review"

"The ideal crash course. Remarkable for its clarity." -- "Times Literary Supplement"

"A very clear, sustained, impartial guide." -- Choice



"A good starting point for students who want to have a readable overview of critical theories." -- English Literature in Transition



"Distinguished chiefly by its clarity and impartiality, this is a useful guide to the main schools of contemporary critical thought." -- Journal of Modern Literature



"An extremely helpful volume." -- South Atlantic Review



"The ideal crash course. Remarkable for its clarity." -- Times Literary Supplement



-A very clear, sustained, impartial guide.- -- Choice



-A good starting point for students who want to have a readable overview of critical theories.- -- English Literature in Transition



-Distinguished chiefly by its clarity and impartiality, this is a useful guide to the main schools of contemporary critical thought.- -- Journal of Modern Literature



-An extremely helpful volume.- -- South Atlantic Review



-The ideal crash course. Remarkable for its clarity.- -- Times Literary Supplement

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"The best of the many guides to literary theory that are currently available. Widdowson and Brooker chart a clear and comprehensively documented path through the full range of what is best in contemporary literary theory…indispensable for all students of literature…An impressive achievement!"
--John Drakakis, Stirling University, UK

"This Guide is as stimulating and instructive an introduction to [literary theory] as any reader might wish for."
John Kenny, Centre for the Study of Human Settlement and Historical Change, National University of Ireland, Galway

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