A History of Literary Criticism

A History of Literary Criticism
Author : M. A. R. Habib
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 848
Release : 2008-04-15
ISBN 10 : 9781405148849
ISBN 13 : 1405148845
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A History of Literary Criticism Book Description:

This comprehensive guide to the history of literary criticism from antiquity to the present day provides an authoritative overview of the major movements, figures, and texts of literary criticism, as well as surveying their cultural, historical, and philosophical contexts. Supplies the cultural, historical and philosophical background to the literary criticism of each era Enables students to see the development of literary criticism in context Organised chronologically, from classical literary criticism through to deconstruction Considers a wide range of thinkers and events from the French Revolution to Freud’s views on civilization Can be used alongside any anthology of literary criticism or as a coherent stand-alone introduction


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