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Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date October 24, 2014
Pages 470
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415506755
ISBN-10 0415506751
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.80 lbs.
Original list price $54.95
Summaries and Reviews
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This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new historicism and cultural criticism; lesbian, gay, and queer theory; African American criticism and postcolonial criticism.

This new edition features:

  • a major expansion of the chapter on postcolonial criticism that includes topics such as Nordicism, globalization and the ‘end’ of postcolonial theory, global tourism and global conservation
  • an extended explanation of each theory, using examples from everyday life, popular culture, and literary texts
  • a list of specific questions critics ask about literary texts
  • an interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby through the lens of each theory
  • a list of questions for further practice to guide readers in applying each theory to different literary works
  • updated and expanded bibliographies

Both engaging and rigorous, this is a "how-to" book for undergraduate and graduate students new to critical theory and for college professors who want to broaden their repertoire of critical approaches to literature.



Editions
Hardcover
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3 edition from Routledge (November 5, 2014)
9780415506748 | details & prices | 470 pages | 5.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $150.00
About: This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new historicism and cultural criticism; lesbian, gay, and queer theory; African American criticism and postcolonial criticism.
2 edition from Routledge (August 11, 2006)
9780415974097 | details & prices | 465 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $120.00
About: Critical Theory Today is the essential introduction to contemporary criticial theory.
from Routledge (July 1, 1998)
9780815328803 | details & prices | 437 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $110.00
About: Providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis, this guide can be used as the only text in a course or as a precursor to the study of primary theoretical works.
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
3 edition from Routledge (October 24, 2014)
9780415506755 | details & prices | 470 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $54.95
About: This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism; structuralism and semiotics; deconstruction; new historicism and cultural criticism; lesbian, gay, and queer theory; African American criticism and postcolonial criticism.
2 edition from Routledge (August 11, 2006)
9780415974103 | details & prices | 465 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $43.95
About: Critical Theory Today is the essential introduction to contemporary criticial theory.
from Routledge (August 1, 1998)
9780815328797 | details & prices | 456 pages | 5.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis, this guide can be used as the only text in a course or as a precursor to the study of primary theoretical works.
from Taylor & Francis (August 1, 1998)
9789990040470 | details & prices | List price $0.02

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