Introducing Literary Criticism: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Literary Criticism A Graphic Guide A brand new literary title in the renowned graphic novel style of the Introducing Graphic Guide series From Plato to Virginia Woolf Structuralism to Practical Criticism Introducing Literary Criticis

  • Title: Introducing Literary Criticism: A Graphic Guide
  • Author: Owen Holland Piero
  • ISBN: 9781848319042
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Paperback
  • A brand new literary title in the renowned graphic novel style of the Introducing Graphic Guide series.From Plato to Virginia Woolf, Structuralism to Practical Criticism, Introducing Literary Criticism charts the history and development of literary criticism into a rich and complex discipline.Tackling disputes over the value and meaning of literature, and exploring theoretA brand new literary title in the renowned graphic novel style of the Introducing Graphic Guide series.From Plato to Virginia Woolf, Structuralism to Practical Criticism, Introducing Literary Criticism charts the history and development of literary criticism into a rich and complex discipline.Tackling disputes over the value and meaning of literature, and exploring theoretical and practical approaches, this unique illustrated guide will help readers of all levels to get out of their reading.Owen Holland is a doctoral student at St Catharine s college, Cambridge, where he teaches the history of literary criticism.

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    • A solid introduction to literary theory well at least the first half. This book started off strong but faltered near the half-way mark with the introduction of more modern literary criticisms like Marxist and Freudian POV's. I definitely think this is a great way to get into the academic and historical world of literary criticism, but to expect anything more than a brief introduction will leave you unfulfilled. There is just too much content which takes place over too large a span of time to rea [...]


    • I had to read this early for a lit theory class in college. On my own, I didn’t learn much. A timeline would have been helpful. It was too easy for my mind to wander while reading bc I thought the writing wasn’t clear; they tried to dumb things down but some of this you just have to say it and their fluctuating back and forth was confusing. Maybe once we go over it I’ll appreciate it more.


    • The book gave me really rich overview about literary criticism with new insights - e.g about postcolonial studies and orientalismin - and inspiration for further reading. It's a good starting point if you interested in this topic or you just started studying it.



    • Although it succeeds in doing what it claims to do, i.e. introduce students of literature to literary criticism through some broad generalizations about writing and literariness, this little book fails in the approach it takes to do so. First, there is the "graphic" aspect of the guide, which I personally found terrible. The caricatures were awful, out of context and usually carried little significance towards the task of explaining key concepts or figures. There is also the clear bias near the [...]



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