Key Concepts in Literary Theory

Key Concepts in Literary TheoryJulian Wolfreys, Ruth Robbins and Kenneth Womack

Edinburgh University Press, 2006
ISBN: 0748624589

Key Concepts in Literary Theory presents the student of literary and critical studies with a broad range of accessible, precise and authoritative definitions of the most significant terms and concepts currently used in psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist and postcolonial literary studies.

The volume also provides clear and useful discussions of the main areas of literary, critical and cultural theory, supported by bibliographies and an expanded chronology of major thinkers. Accompanying the chronology are short biographies of major works by each critic or theorist.

The new edition of this reliable reference work is both revised and expanded, including:

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