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Practicing theory in introductory college literature courses

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Published by National Council of Teachers of English in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • American literature -- Study and teaching (Higher),
    • English literature -- Study and teaching (Higher),
    • Literature -- Study and teaching (Higher),
    • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- Study and teaching (Higher)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-366) and index.

      Statementedited by James M. Cahalan and David B. Downing.
      ContributionsCahalan, James M., Downing, David B., 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS25 .P7 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 385 p. :
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1549457M
      ISBN 100814136532
      LC Control Number91029051

      About the Book. This text is a free introductory text that introduces MS Access and relational database design. The motivation is to support a second-year course on database systems which, to the student, is either a service course providing an introduction to database concepts, or, as a prerequisite for more advanced study in the field. Course Practice Test. Introduction to Literary Theory: Major Critics and Movements We have over college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,

      A Practical Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A uniquely accessible guid /5(2). Since courses introducing contemporary literary theory first began to appear in the late seventies, the task for teachers has been to devise introductory strategies which persuade students that aspects of this theory are relevant to their own reading. This has not been easy. The ethos of different introductory strategies since the late s.

      This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose? The practice of literary theory became a profession in the 20th century, but it has historical roots as far back as ancient Greece (Aristotle’s Poetics is an often cited early example), ancient India (Bharata Muni’s Natya Shastra), ancient Rome (Longinus’s On the Sublime) and medieval Iraq (Al-Jahiz’s al-Bayan wa-‘l-tabyinand al-Hayawan, and ibn al-Mu’tazz’s Kitab al-Badi).


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