Literary Theory and Criticism

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  • Introduction to Indigenous Literary Criticism in Canada

    Introduction to Indigenous Literary Criticism in Canada collects 26 seminal critical essays indispensable to our understanding of the rapidly growing field of Indigenous literatures. The…

  • Frankenstein, with Online Theory and Criticism Passcode

    Broadview's Online Theory and Criticism augments the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Frankenstein by providing a wide selection of…

  • Heart of Darkness, with Online Theory and Criticism Passcode

    Broadview's Online Theory and Criticism augment the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Heart of Darkness by providing a wide…

  • Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, with Online Theory and Criticism Passcode

    Broadview's Online Theory and Criticism augment the outstanding selection of historical materials included in the Broadview Edition of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr…

  • Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction

    Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction provides an accessible overview of major figures and movements in literary theory and criticism from antiquity to the twenty-first…

  • Theory After Theory

    Theory After Theory provides an overview of developments in literary theory after 1950. It is intended both as a handbook for readers to learn about…

  • Across Cultures / Across Borders

    Across Cultures/Across Borders is a collection of new critical essays, interviews, and other writings by twenty-five established and emerging Canadian Aboriginal and Native American scholars…

  • The Victorian Art of Fiction

    The Victorian Art of Fiction presents important Victorian statements on the form and function of fiction. The essays in this anthology address questions of genre,…

  • Literary Intention, Literary Interpretations, and Readers

    This accessible, personal, and provocative study returns to the major subject in literary discussion before and during the relatively recent flourishing of literary theory, that…

  • Novel Definitions

    Novel Definitions captures the lively critical debate surrounding the invention of the English novel, showing how the rise of the novel was accompanied by a…

  • Contemporary Readings in the Philosophy of Literature

    What, if anything, distinguishes works of fiction such as Hamlet and Madame Bovary from biographies, news reports, or office bulletins? Is there a “right” way…

  • In Search of Authority – Third Edition

    In Search of Authority is the most engaging introduction to literary theory available today. This is the third edition of a book that has been…

  • Modern Tragedy

    Modern Tragedy, first published in 1966, is a study of the ideas and ideologies which have influenced the production and analysis of tragedy. Williams sees…

  • Shakespeare’s Heroines

    First published in 1832, Shakespeare’s Heroines is a unique hybrid of Shakespeare criticism, women’s rights activism, and conduct literature. Jameson’s collection of readings of female…

  • The Meanings of “Beauty and the Beast”

    Using Beaumont’s classic story as a touchstone, this work shows how “Beauty and the Beast” takes on different meanings as it is analyzed by psychologists,…

  • Unhomely States

    Unhomely States is the first collection of foundational essays of Canadian postcolonial theory. The essays span the period from 1965 to the present day and…

  • Pink Snow

    Drawing on recent developments in gay studies and queer theory, Pink Snow: Homotextual Possibilities in Canadian Fiction offers new interpretations that focus on homoerotic resonances…

  • A Serious Occupation

    This anthology of literary criticism by Victorian women of letters brings together a wealth of difficult-to-find writings. Originally published from the 1830s through the 1890s,…

  • A Room of One’s Own

    “But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction—what has that got to do with a room of one’s own? I…

  • Literary Pluralities

    Literary Pluralities is a collection of essays on the connections between literature and society in Canada, focusing on the topics of race, ethnicity, language, and…

  • Wisdom of the Mythtellers – Second Edition

    Mythtelling: the ideas and emotions of the Earth expressed through stories—stories distilled from millennia of treading warily in nature, rather than undertaking to rearrange her…

  • Burning Brightly

    Burning Brightly is the first full-length book treatment of professional storytelling in North America today. For some years there has been a major storytelling revival…

  • New Contexts of Canadian Criticism

    Times change, lives change, and the terms we need to describe our literature or society or condition—what Raymond Williams calls “keywords”—change with them. Perhaps the…

  • Poetic Designs

    There are numerous introductions to poetry and prosody available, but none at once so comprehensive and so accessible as this. With the increasing emphasis on…