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By Patricia Waugh, Philip Rice

This ebook covers the foremost theoretical approches in sleek literary thought, and comprises essays and texts which are crucial interpreting for any pupil of severe conception. It contains sections on Formalism and Structuralism, Feminism, Marxism, Postmodernism, and Postcolonialism, and for the 1st time, contains works by means of authors similar to de Beauvoir and Freud, who even supposing now not focusing in particular on literature, make an important contribution to the panorama of literary concept.

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