Represents a wide variety of theories, including phenomenological theory, hermeneutical theory, gestalt theory, reception theory, semiotic theory, Marxist theory, deconstruction, anthropological theory, and feminist theory.
Uses classic literary texts, such as Keats's Ode on a Grecian Urn, Spenser's The Shephearde's Calender and T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land to illustrate his explanations.
Includes key statements by the major proponents of each theory.
Presents the different theories objectively, allowing students to decide which if any, they subscribe to.
Gives students a sense of the potential of theory.
Includes a glossary of technical terms.
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