Literary Criticism: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 5/e presents the thirteen basic schools of twentieth-century literary theory and criticism in their historical and philosophical contexts. This book explores the philosophical assumptions of each school of criticism and provides a clear methodology for writing essays according to each school's beliefs and tenets.
Presents the eleven basic schools of twentieth-century literary theory and criticism in their historical and philosophical contexts as well as providing a clear methodology for writing essays according to each school's beliefs and tenets. Accessible student-generated sample essays are also featured.
This work is a guide to leveraging the advantages of building a community of commerce. It highlights case studies involving several different companies, non-profit organizations and industry consortia. In addition to examining a real-life project managed by the authors, this title covers how communities of commerce were formed, prospered, and influenced the success of thier members. The point is made that businesses organized in this way have more power and capitalization value, than stand-alones. Advice is given as to how business leaders can build these types of businesses; how to design, develop and execute a strategy of building communities in commerce.
In this detective novel set in a small, intense seminar, eight students study what their professor regards as the central mystery of human nature: the uniqueness of the individual. One morning a woman student who has been fighting this idea and disrupting the seminar keels over, poisoned. The detective who takes charge is himself a writer who finds this tight little world of academic criticism and theory fascinating, baffling, yet somehow sympathetic. Together he and the professor explore the minds and writings of the people in the seminar in order to track the murderer, then another body is found, pointing them in a different direction.
52ND TO BOWERY TO COBBLE HILL, IN BROOKLYN by Chiara Atik. Halle hails a taxi after a party, when Alison, her aggressively bubbly friend, pushes into the cab too. It’s clear Halle didn’t want to ride with her, but she puts up with it until Alison asks if she’s mad at her, so Halle comes right out and tells her “I just don’t like you very much.” (2 women.) ANNIVERSARY SEASON by Jenny Lyn Bader. Zoe and Matt got married during hurricane season, and each year when their anniversary rolls around they seem to battle each other or prepare for another storm. Will their marriage last? Will they remember their anniversary? Will the power be knocked out again? (1 man, 1 woman.) CAPTURING T...
The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism is the gold standard for anyone who wishes to understand the development and current state of literary theory. Offering 185 pieces (31 of them new) by 148 authors (18 of them new), The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism , Second Edition, is more comprehensive, and more varied, in its selection than any other anthology. New selections from non-western theory and a thoroughly updated twentieth century selection make the book even more diverse and authoritative.
A reimagining of the life of the 19th-century writer finds an intelligent and fiercely independent young Emily refusing to bow to period conventions and spending her nights walking the moors before falling in love with idealistic clergyman William Weightman, an ill-fated relationship that inspires Wuthering Heights. Reprint.