Thus we gush about how well an author captured the whale-killing experience or conveyed his or her vision of love during the Civil War. Writing About Literature with Critical Theory teaches students the challenging art of writing about literature.
But critic Northrup Frye objects to this attitude: The Seventh Edition provides overviews of literature and how to write about it, as well as critical and literary theory with examples throughout. You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLiteratureLab does not come packaged with this content.
These problems hardly sink the book, however, and I just might assign it next semester, if only because its explanations of New Criticism, poststructuralism, and feminist and gender critique are pretty good, and the last chapter on doing research is flawless.
This is not a chaos of subjectivity. Given the divisions, her explanations were much more sophisticated than Lynn, and they were generally in line with my own critical interests. What are we supposed to do with it?
What are my first questions for this course? A Glossary of Literary Terms. Theories and strategies for writing about literature By considering how adept readers behave and what assumptions they might make while interacting with literary text, Texts and Contexts: Literature seen this way seems dismissed almost, or at least presented as simply a way of arriving at something anterior to itself: This simple and powerful tool offers state-of-the-art audio and video resources along with practical tools and flexible assessment.
You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLiteratureLab does not come packaged with this content. How do we approach literature? Works Consulted Abrams, M. That literature is about life, or is a reflection of life written from personal experience? This quantum theory is the literary form of what may be called the fallacy of premature teleology.
Writing About Literature with Critical Theory. An Introduction, Theoretically 2. Students will learn versatile strategies in reading, writing, interpreting data, and constructing arguments that can be applied to virtually any field.
Historical and New Historical Criticism 7. A Selective Tour 3. That we study literature in order to "appreciate" something:Texts and Contexts is a very accessible, often fun, survey of critical schools in literary thought.
Lynn employs whimsical drawings, a travel metaphor, and excellent step by step examples, which are all very helpful/5. The Seventh Edition provides overviews of literature and how to write about it, as well as critical and literary theory with examples throughout.
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Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access! Deeply rooted in the views, responses, and history of contemporary critical theories, Texts and Contexts, 5/e provides students with the knowledge and tools to write about literature efficiently and effectively.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Lynn, Steven, ¿ Texts and contexts: writing about literature with critical theory / Steven Lynn.¿4th ed. p.
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