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The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory

The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory
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This is the first comprehensive multi-volume encyclopedia of literary and cultural theory. Arranged in three volumes covering Literary Theory from 1900 to 1966, Literary Theory from 1966 to the present, and Cultural Theory, this encyclopedia provides accessible entries on the important concepts, theorists and trends in post-1900 literary and cultural theory.   With explanations of complex terms and important theoretical concepts, and summaries of the work and ideas of key figures, it is a highly informative reference work for a multi-disciplinary readership
  • Part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature
  • Contains over  300 entries of 1000-7000 words written by an international cast of nearly 300 leading scholars in literary and cultural theory
  • Provides explanations of complex terms, important theoretical concepts, and tools for critical analysis
  • Provides summaries of the work and ideas of key figures such as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, and Slavoj Žižek, and many more
  • Online version provides students and researchers with 24/7 access to authoritative reference and  powerful searching, browsing and cross-referencing capabilities
  • Special introductory price available