Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Modern Literary Theory: A Reader [Paperback]

By Philip Rice (Editor) & Patricia Waugh (Editor)
Our Price $ 37.36  
Retail Value $ 43.95  
You Save $ 6.59  (15%)  
Item Number 158710  
Buy New $37.36
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock

Item Specifications...

Pages   492
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.28" Width: 6.22" Height: 1.5"
Weight:   1.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 12, 2001
Publisher   A Hodder Arnold Publication
ISBN  0340761911  
EAN  9780340761915  

Availability  0 units.

Item Description...
Covering the key theoretical approaches in modern literary theory, the text includes essays and documents that are essential reading for students of literature and critical theory. The original structure of the book has been improved and new material has been added, including extracts from the writings of Marx, Freud, and de Beauvoir, and a new section devoted to contemporary critical debates and issues.

Buy Modern Literary Theory: A Reader by Philip Rice & Patricia Waugh from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780340761915 & 0340761911

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Modern Literary Theory: A Reader by Philip Rice & Patricia Waugh today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Philip Rice & Patricia Waugh

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo!

Patricia Waugh is a professor at Durham University, UK

Philip Rice is a former professor at Coventry University, UK

Patricia Waugh has an academic affiliation as follows - Durham University, UK University of Durham University of Durham Univer.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General   [15121  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory > General   [12596  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > History & Criticism > Criticism & Theory > Semiotics   [611  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States > History & Criticism > Literary Th   [4875  similar products]

Similar Products

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Garbage but important garbage for academics  Apr 4, 2006
This is the kind of book graduate programs assign in order to discuss important literary theories. And most of the literary theories in this collection are considered important by academics - which is why academic cultural criticism is so abyssmal. Deconstructionism, Marxism, Feminism and Historicism are all theories that have their place in the masturbatory realm of academic cultural criticism which has dominated most programs. All the essays use jargon to cover up their basic stupidity. You'll read essays about how categories are automatically patriarchal and sexist. You'll read Feminist Criticism which can all be encapsulized with "Everything this writer writes is sexist garbage" and you'll read Foucault's suspicious critique of mental illness as a social construct (of course, when those social constructs commit suicide, a fat lot of good that essay will do them). Of course, there's also Bell Hooks talking about how the standard literary criticism doesn't address racial concerns. Of course, Bell Hooks has yet to actually write anything that is honest-to-god literary criticism, but her attacks on literary criticism as not being leftwing enough are amusing. Now if only the leaders of the Civil Rights movement would just acknowledge the contribution made by a graduate students rabid critique of Moby Dick, maybe she'd be on to something.

Yet, amidst the clutter of babbling tomfoolery there are moments of clarity. Despite Gilber & Gruber's "Madwoman in the Attic" being loaded with the standard "women are marginalized", it's got enough power to justify its existence. The editors included Harold Bloom in the collection to discuss how most of the New Criticism schools are merely victim mentality and declare literature to be elitist and G-d bless it.

After reading msot of these essays, you'll either be a full blown academic drone or sending love letters to Harold Bloom (and Camille Paglia - his favorite disciple).

Of course, if you are thinking of buying this book, you probably have no choice.

Write your own review about Modern Literary Theory: A Reader

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support