Released on 2014-01-01Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Theory into Practice: An Introduction to Literary Criticism

Theory into Practice: An Introduction to Literary Criticism

Author: Ann Dobie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285052447

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 432

View: 931

Beginning with more accessible critical approaches and gradually introducing more challenging critical perspectives, THEORY INTO PRACTICE provides extensive step-by-step guidance for writing literary analyses. This brief, practical introduction to literary theory explores core theories in a unique chronological format and includes an anthology of relevant fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to help bring those theories to life. Remarkably readable and engaging, the text makes even complex concepts manageable for those beginning to think about literary theory, and example analyses for each type of criticism show how real students have applied the theories to works included in the anthology. Now updated with the latest scholarship, including a full discussion of Eco-criticism and increased emphasis on American multicultural approaches, THEORY INTO PRACTICE provides an essential foundation for thoughtful and effective literary analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Released on 2002Categories Education

Theory Into Practice

Theory Into Practice

Author: Ann B. Dobie

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 015506858X

Category: Education

Page: 311

View: 556

Beginning with approaches that students are already familiar with and then moving to less common schools of criticism, THEORY INTO PRACTICE provides extensive guidance for writing literary analyses from each of the critical perspectives.
Released on 2011-01-03Categories Literary Collections

Theory into Practice: An Introduction to Literary Criticism

Theory into Practice: An Introduction to Literary Criticism

Author: Ann B. Dobie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133170006

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 400

View: 696

Beginning with approaches familiar to students and then gradually introducing schools of criticism that are more challenging, THEORY INTO PRACTICE provides extensive step-by-step guidance for writing literary analyses from each of the critical perspectives. This brief, practical introduction to literary theory explores core literary theories in a unique chronological format and includes an anthology of relevant fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to help bring those theories to life for students. Remarkably readable and engaging, the text makes even complex concepts manageable for those beginning to think about literary theory, and example analyses for each type of criticism show how real students have applied the theories to works included in the anthology. Now updated with the latest scholarship, including a full discussion of Ecocriticism and increased emphasis on American multicultural approaches, THEORY INTO PRACTICE provides an essential foundation for thoughtful and effective literary analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Released on 2003Categories Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism

Author: Charles E. Bressler

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: UVA:X004636089

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 319

View: 984

The fourth edition of the bestselling Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice showcases various schools of 20th century criticism in historical and philosophical contexts. New features include: - A new chapter on queer theory. - Every chapter has been revised with new introductions with appropriate new critical vocabulary, critical terms, further readings sections, and web sites. - New student essays - Structuralism and Deconstruction have been combined into one section to make the material clearer and more streamlined. - The addition of Plotinus, Giovanni Boccaccio, Joseph Addison, Percy Pysshe Shelley, and Mikhail Bakhtin. Pick a Penguin Program* We offer select Penguin Putnam titles at a substantial discount to your students when you request a special package of one or more Penguin titles with this text. Please contact your local Prentice Hall Sales Representative for more information.
Released on 1992-08-25Categories Literary Criticism

Theory into Practice: A Reader in Modern Literary Criticism

Theory into Practice: A Reader in Modern Literary Criticism

Author: Ryan Johnson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781349222445

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

View: 753

Students of literary theory have been well provided for by the publication of various Readers in literary theory. However, the relation between theory and critical practice still presents a problem to the general reader. This book brings together essays by major critics which apply theory to practice in an accessible way. This will help a general literary readership gain a better understanding of the various types of theoretical criticism, see theory being applied to practice powerfully and persuasively, and encourage students to use theory in their own critical writing.
Released on 2008-09Categories

An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

Author: Andrew Bennett

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 8131718778

Category:

Page: 360

View: 781

An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory offers a new way of thinking about literature and what is involved in reading critically. Literary theory is a core subject in the study of literature. But theory - especially when it takes the form of 'isms' - can often be intimidating or boring for students. Bennett & Royle have avoided simply giving potted summaries of 'isms' and instead present brief essays on a range of key critical concepts all of which have more or less familiar names. These concepts are put into practice through readings of particular literary texts.
Released on 2019-10-31Categories Literary Criticism

Reading the Short Story

Reading the Short Story

Author: Anna Wing-bo Tso

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476637242

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 205

View: 876

Beginning with a brief history and evolution of the short story genre, alongside an overview of the key short story writers, and an explanatory chapter of literary criticism, this book aims to give readers insight into the works by canonical British, Irish, and American authors, including Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Flannery O'Connor, and more. Applying close reading skills and critical literary approaches to twelve selected short stories in English, this work conducts comparative analyses to reveal the interrelationships between the texts, the authors, the readers, and the sociocultural contexts. Developed and tested in literature classes at university over several semesters, this book addresses key issues, topics and trends in the short story genre.
Released on 2017-03-17Categories Performing Arts

The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies

Author: Thomas Leitch

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199331017

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 648

View: 490

This collection of forty new essays, written by the leading scholars in adaptation studies and distinguished contributors from outside the field, is the most comprehensive volume on adaptation ever published. Written to appeal alike to specialists in adaptation, scholars in allied fields, and general readers, it hearkens back to the foundations of adaptation studies a century and more ago, surveys its ferment of activity over the past twenty years, and looks forward to the future. It considers the very different problems in adapting the classics, from the Bible to Frankenstein to Philip Roth, and the commons, from online mashups and remixes to adult movies. It surveys a dizzying range of adaptations around the world, from Latin American telenovelas to Czech cinema, from Hong Kong comics to Classics Illustrated, from Bollywood to zombies, and explores the ways media as different as radio, opera, popular song, and videogames have handled adaptation. Going still further, it examines the relations between adaptation and such intertextual practices as translation, illustration, prequels, sequels, remakes, intermediality, and transmediality. The volume's contributors consider the similarities and differences between adaptation and history, adaptation and performance, adaptation and revision, and textual and biological adaptation, casting an appreciative but critical eye on the theory and practice of adaptation scholars--and, occasionally, each other. The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies offers specific suggestions for how to read, teach, create, and write about adaptations in order to prepare for a world in which adaptation, already ubiquitous, is likely to become ever more important.
Released on 2015-10-22Categories Literary Criticism

Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry

Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry

Author: Robert C. Evans

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472512178

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

View: 499

Introducing students to the full range of approaches to the study of Renaissance poetry that they are likely to encounter in their course of study, Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the verse of the Early Modern period. Each chapter covers a major figure in Early Modern poetry and explores two different poems from a full range of theoretical perspectives, including: - Classical - Formalist - Psychoanalytic - Marxist - Structuralist - Reader-response - New Historicist - Ecocritical - Multicultural Poets covered include: Thomas Wyatt, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Anne Vaughan Lock, Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Ben Jonson, Aemilia Lanyer, Martha Moulsworth, Lady Mary Wroth, George Herbert, Robert Herrick, Andrew Marvell, John Milton and Katherine Philips.
Released on 2014-03-13Categories Literary Criticism

Perspectives on World War I Poetry

Perspectives on World War I Poetry

Author: Robert C. Evans

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472510419

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

View: 388

Introducing students to the full range of critical approachesto the poetry of the period, Perspectives on World War I Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the extraordinary variety of international poetic responses to the Great War of 1914-18. Each chapter covers one or more major poets, and guides the reader through close readings of poems from a full range of theoretical perspectives, including: • Classical • Formalist • Psychoanalytic • Marxist • Structuralist • Reader-response • New Historicist • Feminist Including the full text of each poem discussed and poetry from British, North American and Commonwealth writers, the book explores the work of such poets as: Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, Alys Fane Trotter, Eva Dobell, Charlotte Mew, John McCrae, Edward Thomas, Eleanor Farjeon, Margaret Sackville, Sara Teasdale, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, Teresa Hooley, Isaac Rosenberg, Leon Gellert, Marian Allen, Vera Brittain, Margaret Postgate Cole, Wilfred Owen, E.E. Cummings and David Jones.
Released on 2011-01-20Categories Social Science

Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations

Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations

Author: Mary H. Snyder

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781441177261

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

View: 534

The majority of scholarly treatments for film adaptation are put forth by experts on film and film analysis, thus with the focus being on film. Analyzing Literature-to-Film Adaptations looks at film adaptation from a fresh perspective, that of writer or creator of literary fiction. In her book, Snyder explores both literature and film as separate entities, detailing the analytical process of interpreting novels and short stories, as well as films. She then introduces a means to analyzing literature-to-film adaptations, drawing from the concept of intertextual comparison. Snyder writes not only from the perspective of a fiction writer but also as an instructor of writing, literature, and film adaptation. She employs the use of specific film adaptations (Frankenstein, Children of Men, Away from Her) to show the analytical process put into practice. Her approach to film adaptation is designed for students just beginning their academic journey but also for those students well on their way. The book also is written for high school and college instructors who teach film adaptations in the classroom.