Feminism: Contemporary Literary Theory

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A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory
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RAMAN SELDEN PETER WIDDOWSON PETER BROOKER

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A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory

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A Reader’s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory
FIFTH EDITION

Raman Selden Peter Widdowson Peter Brooker

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Fifth edition published in Great Britain in 2005 © Prentice Hall Europe 1985, 1997 © Pearson Education Limited 2005 The rights of Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson and Peter Brooker to be identified as authors of this work has been asserted in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. ISBN: 978-0-582-89410-5 British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A CIP catalogue record for this book can be obtained from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Selden, Raman. A reader’s guide to contemporary literary theory / Raman Selden, Peter Widdowson, Peter Brooker.— 5th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-582-89410-7 (pbk.) 1. Criticism—History—20th century. I. Widdowson, Peter. II. Brooker, Peter. III. Title. PN94.S45 2005 801 '.95 '0904—dc22 2004063377 All rights reserved; no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without either the prior written permission of the Publishers or a licence permitting restricted copying in the United Kingdom issued by the Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd, Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS. This book may not be lent, resold, hired out or otherwise disposed of by way of trade in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published, without the prior consent of the Publishers. 10 9 8 7 09 08 07 6 5 4

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References: and suggested reading Armstrong, Isobel, The Radical Aesthetic (Blackwell, Oxford, 2000) 278 A READER’S GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY LITERARY THEORY Bloom, Harold, The Western Canon (Macmillan, London, 1995) APPENDIX 1 281 Wolfreys, Julian (ed.), Introducing Literary Theories: A Guide and Glossary (Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2001) INDEX NAMES AND TITLES 285 Butler, Judith et al: What’s Left of Theory? (2000) 267, 269–70 Butler, Marilyn 183 Byatt, A 286 INDEX OF NAMES AND TITLES Dickinson, Emily 251 Dmitriev, Maxim 30 Doan, Laura: Lesbian Postmodern, The (1994) 253 Docherty, Thomas 204, 274 Doctorow, E

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