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Literary Theory

A Practical Introduction · How to Study Literature

by Michael Ryan


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Literary Theory: A Practical Introduction, Third Edition, presents a comprehensive introduction to the
full range of contemporary approaches to the study of literature and culture, from formalism, structuralism, and historicism to ethnic, gender, and science studies.
Introduces students to a variety of contemporary approaches to the study of literature and culture
Demonstrates how the varying perspectives on texts can lead to different interpretations of the same work
Features numerous updates that include new literary texts, new and expanded sections
Represents the ideal accompaniment to the upcoming Third Edition of Literary
Theory: An Anthology

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How to Study Literature


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Michael Ryan (Editor)

Michael Ryan is Professor ofFilm and Media Arts at Temple University. His books include Marxismand Deconstruction (1982), CameraPolitica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary American Film (withDouglas Kellner, 1986), Politics andCultu...

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