- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; Third edition (7 May 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0333962583
- ISBN-13: 978-0333962589
- Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 1.4 x 21.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #6,48,202 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Literary Terms and Criticism (Palgrave Key Concepts) Paperback – 7 May 2002
From the Back Cover
Literary Terms and Criticism has long been established as the best-selling guide to the study of English literature. It offers a comprehensive introduction to English poetry, drama and the novel, complete with practical advice and tips on how to analyse texts and how to make sense of the critical terms we employ in discussing literature. It is also the clearest and most useful of all guides to modern critical theory. There are entries on all aspects of critical thinking, ranging from traditional criticism through to postcolonialism and cultural materialism. This new edition also contains updated material, a revised further reading list and additional discussion of critical terms and approaches. In so doing, it remains the indispensable guide - providing you with the vital starting-point for whatever text you are studying, and giving you ideas you can draw on throughout your course.
About the Author
JOHN PECK and MARTIN COYLE are Senior Lecturers in English at Cardiff University. They are the General Editors of the New Casebooks series, and the Palgrave Critical Issues series.
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