Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present: An Introduction

Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present: An Introduction

Author(s): M. A. R. Habib

Published Online: 24 FEB 2012 02:12AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405160346

Online ISBN: 9781444328004

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328004

About this Book

Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present provides a concise and authoritative overview of the development of Western literary criticism and theory from the Classical period to the present day

  • An indispensable and intellectually stimulating introduction to the history of literary criticism and theory
  • Introduces the major movements, figures, and texts of literary criticism
  • Provides historical context and shows the interconnections between various theories
  • An ideal text for all students of literature and criticism

 

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Classical Literary Criticism and Rhetoric

  2. Part II: The Medieval Era

  3. Part III: The Early Modern Period to the Enlightenment

  4. Part IV: Romanticism and the Later Nineteenth Century

  5. Part V: The Twentieth Century: A Brief Introduction

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