Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2014

240 Pages

7.8x5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780748668397

Bookseller Code (01)

Key Concepts in Literary Theory

Third Edition

Prof. Julian Wolfreys, Ruth Robbins, and Kenneth Womack

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Key Concepts in Literature

  • Definitions of terms and concepts used in psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist, and postcolonial literary studies
  • Discussions of the main areas of literary, critical and cultural theory, supported by bibliographies
  • Chronology of major thinkers with short biographies of each thinker's major works

New to this Edition:

  • Over 100 additional definitions of key concepts and terms
  • Expanded chronology of major thinkers
  • Expanded bibliographies
  • Greater coverage of social science, cultural studies, psychoanalysis and classical rhetorical terms

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