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Critical Terms for Literary Study

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S as cultural practicesThese six new chapters are Popular Culture Diversity ImperialismNationalism Desire Ethics and Class by John Fiske Louis Menand Seamus Deane Judith Butler Geoffrey Galt Harpham and Daniel T O'Hara respectively Each new essay adopts the approach that has won this book such widespread acclaim each provides a concise history of a literary term critically exp. Read this for my college Foundations of Literary Analysis class alongside the Cambridge Introduction to Narrative Honestly I wouldn't recommend this book If you are an English professor there are plenty of other books and resources better than this book to help teach students the vocabulary and concepts of literary critiue and analysis It is a collection of essays that essentially take ten to twenty pages to define one vocabulary word and tries to make the length of the essays justified by piling example after example that are all essentially the same application of that word Instead of spending your money on a book like this it would be valuable to look up the terms in the Oxford dictionary and then read a couple sentences of examples There are free resources on the internet that allow you to do just that While a couple of the essays had a couple of interesting things to say but not very memorable seeing as I don't even recall which specific essays they were many of them are long winded and in my personal opinion state the obvious in an overly descriptive manner Th Cambridge Introduction to Narrative was in a textbook format rather than an essay anthology and explained literary analysis and the theories of narrative all the way through clearly and concisely and the vocabulary words were briefly but informatively defined in their respective contexts Basically everything in Critical Terms for Literary Study were defined in the Cambridge textbook and in a engaging manner Therefore this book in my mind is mostly a waste of time to read That being said I put two stars instead of one because I'm sure there are die hard literature scholars that would probably like something like this even if it's just for their own leisure It's basically a book for those who want in depth further reading on single narrow concepts

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Lores the issues and uestions the term raises and then puts theory into practice by showing the reading strategies the term permitsExploring the concepts that shape the way we read the essays combine to provide an extraordinary introduction to the work of literature and literary study as the nation's most distinguished scholars put the tools of critical practice vividly to use. Great compendium of literary theoretical keywords I read the first edition which at this point will be at least somewhat dated but as an overview of litcrit best practices ca the 1990s it's good The Art of the Hustle raises and then puts theory into practice by showing the Adolfo Kaminsky reading strategies the term permitsExploring the concepts that shape the way we Aik Thi Sara / ایک تھی سارہ read the essays combine to provide an extraordinary introduction to the work of literature and literary study as the nation's most distinguished scholars put the tools of critical practice vividly to use. Great compendium of literary theoretical keywords I 23 Weihnachts-Tiergeschichten read the first edition which at this point will be at least somewhat dated but as an overview of litcrit best practices ca the 1990s it's good

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Since its publication in 1990 Critical Terms for Literary Study has become a landmark introduction to the work of literary theory giving tens of thousands of students an unparalleled encounter with what it means to do theory and criticism Significantly expanded this new edition features six new chapters that confront in different ways the growing understanding of literary work. I recognize that highlighting a reuired text from first year grad theory courses seems kind of well meh but there are some great essays in this collection I'm thinking of Judith Butler's entry on Desire and Barbara Johnson's on Writing as well as J Hillis Miller's intro to Narrative Adolfo Kaminsky recognize that highlighting a Aik Thi Sara / ایک تھی سارہ reuired text from first year grad theory courses seems kind of well meh but there are some great essays in this collection I'm thinking of Judith Butler's entry on Desire and Barbara Johnson's on Writing as well as J Hillis Miller's intro to Narrative

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