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The Resource Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory : approaches, scholars, terms, Irene R. Makaryk, general editor and compiler

Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory : approaches, scholars, terms, Irene R. Makaryk, general editor and compiler

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Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory : approaches, scholars, terms
Title
Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory
Title remainder
approaches, scholars, terms
Statement of responsibility
Irene R. Makaryk, general editor and compiler
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The last half of the twentieth century has seen the emergence of literary theory as a new discipline. As with any body of scholarship, various schools of thought exist, and sometimes conflict, within it. I.R. Makaryk has compiled a welcome guide to the field. Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years. Some 170 scholars from around the world have contributed their expertise to this volume. Their work is organized into three parts. In Part I, forty evaluative essays examine the historical and cultural context out of which new schools of and approaches to literature arose. The essays also discuss the uses and limitations of the various schools, and the key issues they address. Part II focuses on individual theorists. It provides a more detailed picture of the network of scholars not always easily pigeonholed into the categories of Part I. This second section analyses the individual achievements, as well as the influence, of specific scholars, and places them in a larger critical context. Part III deals with the vocabulary of literary theory. It identifies significant, complex terms, places them in context, and explains their origins and use. Accessibility is a key feature of the work. By avoiding jargon, providing mini-bibliographies, and cross-referencing throughout, Makaryk has provided an indispensable tool for literary theorists and historians and for all scholars and students of contemporary criticism and culture
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOTU
Dewey number
801/.95
Index
index present
LC call number
PN81
LC item number
.E558 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Makaryk, Irena R.
Series statement
Theory/culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criticism
  • Critique
  • Littérature
  • Critique
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Criticism
  • Literaturtheorie
  • Wörterbuch
  • Literatuurtheorie
  • Littérature
  • Littérature
  • Critique
Label
Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory : approaches, scholars, terms, Irene R. Makaryk, general editor and compiler
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Approaches. Theory and Pedagogy -- 2. Scholars -- 3. Terms -- List of entries
Control code
244768646
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 656 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442674417
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt59wv1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244768646
Label
Encyclopedia of contemporary literary theory : approaches, scholars, terms, Irene R. Makaryk, general editor and compiler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Approaches. Theory and Pedagogy -- 2. Scholars -- 3. Terms -- List of entries
Control code
244768646
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 656 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442674417
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt59wv1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244768646

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