Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
|A Handbook of Critical Approaches to Literature
Call Number: 801.95 H236G5 2005
Ooffers a valuable combination of theory and practice, introducing and applying the most useful contemporary approaches. Thoroughly updated and revised for this edition, the text presents a variety of ways to interpret a work,ranging from historical/biographical and moral/philosophical to feminisms and cultural studies.
|Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory
Call Number: 801.95 B281b2
Beginning theory has been helping students navigate through the thickets of literary and cultural theory for well over a decade now. This new and expanded third edition continues to offer students and readers the best one-volume introduction to the field.
|Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide
Call Number: 801.95 T994c
This new edition of the classic guide offers a thorough and accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory. It provides in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today: feminism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, reader-response theory, new criticism, structuralism and semiotics, deconstruction, new historicism, cultural criticism, lesbian/gay/queer theory, African-American criticism, and postcolonial criticism.
|Twentieth-century literary movements dictionary
Call number: Ref 809.91 T971
The first volume of this set is a dictionary arrangement of articles on literary movements, with articles treating movements in different countries. Bibliographies accompany each article.