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Literary Theory : A Reintroduction, Paperback / softback Book

Literary Theory : A Reintroduction Paperback / softback

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Literary Theory: A Reintroduction introduces the current state of theory by placing it in its social, historical, and institutional contexts. * Focuses on the period preceding the 'theory movement' of the 1970s and 1980s as well as the aftermath* Asks questions about how and why literary theory evolved in the 20th century* Discusses key figures such as F.R.

Leavis, Raymond Williams, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler and Alain Badiou* Examines the influence of a wide range of topics in the field, from the Cold War to the culture wars

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9781405136013

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