First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"Murray is unique in scope and a worthy addition to academic reference collections." -- Choice
"This two-volume text provides a clear, wide ranging and authoritative guide to Western literary theory and criticism past and present." -- Reference and Research Book News
"Takes its place as the key reference source on literary theory, theoreticians, critics, and criticism. Recommended for academic and large public libraries." -- Booklist/RBB
"More extensive in scope (both in geographical rage and time periods) than other like references, this work will serve students and reference librarians well. Highly recommended for academic libraries." -- Library Journal (Starred review)