Books in category Literary Criticism – Semiotics & Theory

  • Foucault A Very Short Introduction

    Foucault: A Very Short Introduction
    Gary Gutting

    Beginning with a brief biography to set the social and political stage, Gary Gutting then tackles Foucault's thoughts on literature, in particular the avant-garde scene; his philosophical and historical work; and his treatment of knowledge …

  • James Joyce and the Difference of Language

    James Joyce and the Difference of Language
    Laurent Milesi

    Informed by debates in Joyce scholarship, literary studies and critical theory, and addressing the full range of his writing, this volume comprehensively examines the critical diversity of Joyce's linguistic practices.

  • Narrative Political Unconscious and Racial Violence in Wilmington North Carolina

    Narrative, Political Unconscious and Racial Violence in Wilmington, North Carolina
    Leslie H. Hossfeld

    This work examines the counter-narratives of social actors that may be used as resources to promote and create social change, particularly racial change.

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Joan D. Hedrick

    " In this landmark book, the first full-scale biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe in over fifty years, Joan D. Hedrick tells the absorbing story of this gifted, complex, and contradictory woman.

  • Why We Read Fiction

    Why We Read Fiction
    Lisa Zunshine

    Why We Read Fiction offers a lucid overview of the most exciting area of research in contemporary cognitive psychology known as "Theory of Mind" and discusses its implications for literary studies.

  • Text 14

    Text 14
    W. Speed Hill, Edward M. Burns

    The newest volume in the distinguished annual

  • Rethinking Women s Collaborative Writing

    Rethinking Women’s Collaborative Writing
    Lorraine Mary York

    York explores collaborative writing from women in Britain, the United States, Italy and France, illuminating the tensions in the collaborative process that grow out of important cultural, racial, and sexual differences between the authors.

  • Ecofeminist Literary Criticism

    Ecofeminist Literary Criticism
    Greta Claire Gaard, Patrick D. Murphy

    Ecofeminist Literary Criticism is the first collection of its kind: a diverse anthology that explores both how ecofeminism can enrich literary criticism and how literary criticism can contribute to ecofeminist theory and activism.

  • Beginning Theory

    Beginning Theory
    Peter Barry

    The new edition of Beginning Theory has new chapters added which take account of recent developments in literary theory.

  • Gender Class and Nation

    Gender, Class, and Nation
    Christine Arkinstall

    Little attention has been paid to Merce Rodoreda (1908-1983) as a modernist writer.

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