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A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

Unsurpassed as a text for upper-division and beginning graduate students, Raman Selden's classic text is the liveliest, most readable and most reliable guide to contemporary literary theory. Includes applications of theory, cross-referenced to Selden's companion volume, Practicing Theory and Reading Literature.


"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

University Press of Kentucky

9780813108162 : a-readers-guide-to-contemporary-literary-theory-selden-widdowson
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288 Pages
$25.00 USD

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