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An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

(1995)
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The new edition has been thoroughly revised but retains the same winning characteristics of its predecessor: presenting the key critical concepts in literary studies today, avoiding the jargonistic, abstract nature of much 'theory'. The authors then apply these concepts through readings of a range of literary texts from Chaucer to Achebe and from Milton to Morrison.*explores emerging areas of literary studies - postcolonial theory, queer theory including a reading of works by writers including F. Scott Fitzgerald and Jeanette Winterson*considers works by T.S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens and Toni Morrison, looking at questions of influence, intertextuality and the ghostly*offers a reading of Kafka's 'The Penal Colony', alongside the critical work of Edward Said, Homi Bhabha, Robert Young and Gayatri Spivak*examines current debates about the canon

    

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March 1995 : USA Hardback
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Title: An Introduction to Literature, Criticism, and Theory: Key Critical Concepts
Author(s): Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle
ISBN: 0-13-355215-2 / 978-0-13-355215-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory
Author(s): Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle
ISBN: 1-4058-5914-8 / 978-1-4058-5914-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Routledge
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June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory
Author(s): Dr Andrew Bennett, Prof Nicholas Royle
ISBN: 0-582-82295-5 / 978-0-582-82295-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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February 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: An Introduction to Literature, Criticsm and Theory
Author(s): Andrew Bennett, Nicholas Royle
ISBN: 0-13-010914-2 / 978-0-13-010914-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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