Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2011-07-28
ISBN : 0199691347
Pages : 185 pages
Rating Book: 4.9/5 (199 users)
Download or read book Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction written by Jonathan Culler and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2011-07-28 with total page 185 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Culler offers insights into theories about the nature of language and meaning, looks at whether literature is a form of self-expression or a method of appeal to an audience, and outlines the ideas behind deconstruction and semiotics.