This set reissues 27 books on literary theory originally published between 1965 and 1992. Top academics in the field examine different aspects of literary theory, including structuralism, post-structuralism, stylistics and semiotics, and approach these theories in a variety of ways. This set will be of particular interest to students of literature and literary theory.
Table of Contents
1. The Conspiracy of the Text: The Place of Narrative in the Development of Thought Jeff Adams 2. Wounded Fiction: Modern Poetry and Deconstruction Joseph Adamson 3. E. M. Forster as Critic Rukun Advani 4. Structural Models and African Poetics: Towards a Pragmatic Theory of Literature Sunday O. Anozie 5. Post-Structuralist Classics Edited by Andrew Benjamin 6. The Future of Literary Theory Edited by Ralph Cohen 7. British Post-Structuralism since 1968 Anthony Easthope 8. Romancing the Postmodern Diane Elam 9. The Languages of Literature: Some Linguistic Contributions to Criticism Roger Garth Fowler, Frederick Noel Wilse Bateson and Peter Mercer 10. A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms Edited by Roger Fowler 11. Essays in Modern Stylistics Edited by Donald C. Freeman 12. Gadamer and Hermeneutics: Science, Culture, Literature Edited by Hugh J. Silverman 13. Black Literature and Literary Theory Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 14. William Empson: The Man and His Work Edited by Roma Gill 15. Language, Thought and Comprehension: A Study of the Writings of I. A. Richards William Hugo Norman Hotopf 16. Deconstruction and the Politics of Criticism Sibel Irzik 17. Historical Criticism and the Meaning of Texts J. R. de J Jackson 18. Nature and Language: A Semiotic Study of Cucurbits in Literature Ralf Norrman and Jon Haarberg 19. The Taming of the Text: Explorations in Language, Literature and Culture Edited by Willie van Peer 20. Speech Acts and Literary Theory Sandy Petrey 21. Literature as Communication and Cognition in Bakhtin and Lotman Allan Reid 22. The Reader's Construction of Narrative Horst Ruthrof 23. A.J. Greimas and the Nature of Meaning: Linguistics, Semiotics and Discourse Theory Ronald Schleifer 24. Genetic Codes of Culture?: The Deconstruction of Tradition by Kuhn, Bloom, and Derrida William R. Schultz 25. Unfolding the Mind: The Unconscious in American Romanticism and Literary Theory Jeffrey Steele 26. The Ecstasies of Roland Barthes Mary Bittner Wiseman 27. Postmodern Brecht: A Re-presentation Elizabeth Wright
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field.