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Literature And Spirit: Essays on Bakhtin and His Contemporaries

by David Patterson

"If Bakhtin is right," Wayne C. Booth has said, "a very great deal of what we western critics have spent our time on is mistaken, or trivial, or both.

Hateful Contraries: Studies in Literature and Criticism

by W.K. Wimsatt

These ten essays, written over a period from 1950 to 1962, are bound together by their common concern with questions of the meaning of criticism and the larger meaning of literature itself.

Reading Deconstruction/Deconstructive Reading

by G. Douglas Atkins

Deconstruction—a mode of close reading associated with the contemporary philosopher Jacques Derrida and other members of the "Yale School"—is the current critical rage, and is likely to remain so for some time.

The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry

by W.K. Wimsatt

The sixteen essays in this volume form a series of related focuses upon various levels and areas of literary criticism.

Feminist Literary Criticism: Explorations in Theory, second edition

edited by Josephine C. Donovan

The first major book of feminist critical theory published in the United States is now available in an expanded second edition.