Reading Lessons

Reading Lessons : An Introduction to Theory

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For undergraduate literature and literary theory courses as well as advanced courses in humanities programs. This text introduces students to the ways literary theory can enhance their reading. Drawing on popular examples from literature, film, advertising, television, and other media, this book invites students to read in ways that are both personal and critically informed.
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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 10.16mm | 272.15g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130211001
  • 9780130211002

Table of contents

Foreword by Elaine Marks, former president of the Modern Language Association. 1. Monkeys at the Typewriter: Signs/Meaning/Communication. 2. Rounding up Some Unusual Suspects: Formalism and Structuralism. 3. Mssng Lttrs: Poststructuralism and Deconstruction. 4. The Remembrance of Things Past: Psychoanalysis. 5. Gender Gaps: Feminism and Gender Studies. 6. The Importance of Context: New Historicism and Cultural Studies. 7. Click Here: Hypertext and Reader Response. 8. For Eclecticism: The Role of Theory References. Index.
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