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This list relates to the 2017-18 which ended on 18/08/2018
  1. Set texts 2 items
    Essays and extracts from these anthologies will be studied in thematic groups. It is expected that you will have access to both of these volumes. Electronic versions of additional readings drawn from other texts are listed below.
  2. Digitised readings 5 items
    1. Week 1 1 item
      1. Preface to Mythologies - Roland Barthes

        Chapter 

    2. Week 4 2 items
      1. The Communist manifesto - Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels [1848] 2008

        Book  Available in the Library and online via marxists.org

      2. Selections from “The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte” - Karl Marx

        Chapter  Read: pp. 99-112 + notes [in print edition (HX709.M2E6F75) notes are at pp. 641-645]

    3. Week 9 1 item
      1. The Other Question: Stereotype, Discrimination and the Discourse of Colonialism - Homi K. Bhabha

        Chapter  Pp. 94-120 in 'The Location of Culture'. Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    4. Week 10 1 item
  3. General reading 45 items
    1. Concentrate your reading on the items selected from the anthology. If you want to supplement this reading, browse around in the anthology. What follows is a list of introductory texts on literary theory that you might find helpful, and some complete works from which the anthology provides only extracts. Some theoretical texts are available through the Literary Theory pages of Chadwyck Healey's Literature On-line (LION) service. The full LION site offers many other literary resources, including electronic texts and a database of secondary literature.

    2. Selected prose [of] Matthew Arnold - Matthew Arnold, P. J. Keating (ed.) 1970

      Book 

    3. Critical practice - Catherine Belsey 1980

      Book 

    4. Gender trouble: feminism and the subversion of identity - Judith Butler 1999

      Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    5. Literary theory: a very short introduction - Jonathan Culler 2000

      Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    6. Marxism and literary criticism - Terry Eagleton 1976

      Book 

    7. Why Marx was right - Terry Eagleton 2011

      Book 

    8. Against deconstruction - John M. Ellis 1989

      Book 

    9. Making a difference: feminist literary criticism - Gayle Greene, Coppélia Kahn 1985

      Book 

    10. A history of literary criticism and theory: from Plato to the present - Rafey Habib 2008

      Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    11. After the new criticism - Frank Lentricchia 1980

      Book 

    12. Hidden patterns; studies in psychoanalytic literary criticism - Leonard Falk Manheim, Eleanor B. Manheim 1966

      Book 

    13. Deconstruction: theory and practice - Christopher Norris 1991

      Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    14. Feminist literary studies: an introduction - Kenneth Knowles Ruthven 1990

      Book 

    15. Course in general linguistics - Ferdinand de Saussure, Charles Bally (ed.), Albert Sechehaye (ed.), Roy Harris (trans.) 1983

      Book 

    16. Barthes: selected writings - Roland Barthes, Susan Sontag (ed.) 1983

      Book 

    17. Theories of the symbol - Tzvetan Todorov 1982

      Book 

    18. The New historicism - H. Aram Veeser 1989

      Book 

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