Overview

Literary Theory

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 entries

View:

Literary Theory

Literary Theory   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
4,935 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Writing in Tait's Magazine for June 1836, Thomas *De Quincey looks back to his first acquaintance with the ‘vast, ...

Literary Theory

Literary Theory   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
8,606 words

The modern word “theory” derives from the Greek theoria, a “looking at,” “witnessing,” or “observing,” “contemplation” or “speculation,” as ...

Literary Theory

Literary Theory   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
3,500 words

1. Before 1400 2. The Renaissance 3. 1600–1690 4. 1690–1800 5. 1800–1900 6. 1900 onwards ...

Literary Theory

Literary Theory   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
135 words

Theoretical approaches to literature are as old as Aristotle; they include in France the poetics of classicism and the ...

Literary Theory

Literary Theory   Reference library

Sandrine Sanos and Lingzhen Wang

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
6,218 words

Critics and authors have speculated on women's writing for many centuries, valuing the works of Sappho, Murasaki Shikibu, and others who followed in their path. Although ...

View: