Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory

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Accessible and jargon-free, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory provides lucid, concise explanations of myriad approaches to literature that have arisen over the past forty years.This definition locates persuasion within the conventions of discourse and the intentions of the communicator, and employs ... reader response, a#39;speech act theory, and a#39;deconstruc- tion, as well as from other disciplines: psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, and aesthetics. ... The traditional neo- Aristotelian theories, concerned primarily with the structure and effect of argument, have beenanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory
Author:Irene Rima Makaryk
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 1993


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