Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

320 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748695294

Bookseller Code (01)

Introducing Criticism in the 21st Century

Second Edition

Edited by Julian Wolfreys

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Addresses the various 'states of criticism' at the beginning of the century
  • Each chapter explores and explains aspects of the theory it addresses, provides a brief 3-4 page reading of a literary text, film text or website and concludes with questions for further consideration, an annotated bibliography and a supplementary bibliography
  • The critical readings provide a teaching and study resource and demonstrate the scope of theoretical applications

New to this Edition:

  • 6 new chapters addressing new approaches to criticism
  • A revised introduction