Modern Literary Theory and Criticism / Patricia Waugh

Edited by Patricia Waugh, this comprehensive guide to literary theory and criticism includes 39 specially commissioned chapters by an outstanding international team of academics.

The volume is divided into four parts. Part One covers the key philosophical and aesthetic origins of literary theory, Part Two looks at the foundational movements and thinkers in the first half of the twentieth. An Oxford Guide Herausgeber: Waugh, Patricia 2006. 592 p. Oxford University Press. - http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199258369