A Future for Criticism

A Future for Criticism

Author(s): Catherine Belsey

Published Online: 3 APR 2012 08:48PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405169578

Online ISBN: 9781444393415

DOI: 10.1002/9781444393415

About this Book

A Future for Criticism considers why fiction gives so much pleasure, and the neglect of this issue in contemporary criticism. 

  • Offers a brief, lively, and accessible account of a new direction for critical practice, from one of Britain's most prominent literary theorists and critics
  • Proposes a new path for future criticism, more open to reflecting on the pleasures of fiction
  • Written in a clear, jargon-free style, and illustrated throughout with numerous examples

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