Literary Theory

Literary Theory

An Historical Introduction

Procházka, Martin

subjects: literary criticism

e-book, 1. edition
published: april 2015
ISBN: 978-80-246-3014-4
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recommended price: 130 czk



This textbook captures the fundamental moments in thinking about literature and art in English speaking countries in Renaissance, Neoclassicism, romanticism, Victorian era and in the first half of the 20th century (New Criticism) with references to the ancient era (Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Pseudo-Longinus) and to modern and contemporary theories in the Czech Lands and in France (structuralism, deconstruction, feminist criticism and gender studies). The historical overview is complemented with brief information on fundamental notions and terms in literary theory. This textbook is intended for students of humanities at universities.