Literary theory : a very short introduction / Jonathan Culler.

By: Culler, Jonathan DMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Very short introductions ; 4. | Very short introductionsPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011Edition: 2nd ed., fully updated new edDescription: xiv, 165 pages : illustrations ; 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199691340 (pbk.); 0199691347 (pbk.)Subject(s): Criticism | Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Criticism | Literature -- Theory, etc | LiteraturtheorieGenre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc. DDC classification: 801.95 LOC classification: PN81 | .C857 2011
Contents:
What is theory? -- What is literature and does it matter? -- Literature and cultural studies -- Language, meaning, and interpretation -- Rhetoric, poetics, and poetry -- Narrative -- Performative language -- Identity, identification, and the subject -- Ethics and aesthetics -- Appendix : Theoretical schools and movements.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-153) and index.

What is theory? -- What is literature and does it matter? -- Literature and cultural studies -- Language, meaning, and interpretation -- Rhetoric, poetics, and poetry -- Narrative -- Performative language -- Identity, identification, and the subject -- Ethics and aesthetics -- Appendix : Theoretical schools and movements.