Theory of Literature (The Open Yale Courses Series)

Theory of Literature (The Open Yale Courses Series)

Paul H. Fry

Bringing his perennially renowned path to the web page, Yale collage Professor Paul H. Fry deals during this welcome booklet a guided journey of the most tendencies in twentieth-century literary concept. on the middle of the book's discussion is a sequence of underlying questions: what's literature, how is it produced, how can or not it's understood, and what's its purpose?

Fry engages with the key subject matters and strands in twentieth-century literary conception, between them hermeneutics, modes of formalism, semiotics and Structuralism, deconstruction, psychoanalytic methods, Marxist and historicist techniques, theories of social identification, Neo-pragmatism and conception. through incorporating philosophical and social views to attach those many traits, the writer bargains readers a coherent total context for a deeper and richer analyzing of literature.

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