RICHARD L. W. CLARKE


 

 

 

LITS2306 HISTORY OF CRITICISM

BOOKLIST 2012-2013

Booklist Advice

PRIMARY SOURCES

Please note that I have attempted to place copies of all required readings online.

Some anthologies to which I may refer you on a regular basis are:

Philosophy:

  • Cottingham, John, ed.  Western Philosophy: an Anthology (henceforth, Cottingham) L
  • For other anthologies of philosophy, see primary sources listed here

Rhetoric:

  • Bizzell, Patricia, and Bruce Herzberg, eds.  The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present (Bizzell and Herzberg)

Literary Theory and Criticism:

  • Adams, Hazard, ed. Critical Theory Since Plato (Adams) L
  • Leitch, Vincent, et al., eds. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism (Leitch) L
  • For other anthologies of literary theory and criticism, see primary sources listed here

Post-colonial Theory:

  • Ashcroft, Bill, et al., eds.  The Post-colonial Studies Reader (Ashcroft, et al.) L
  • Williams, Patrick, and Laura Chrisman, eds.  Colonial Discourse and Post-Colonial Theory (Williams and Chrisman) L
  • For other anthologies of Post-colonial theory, see Primary Sources listed here.

SECONDARY SOURCES

Some surveys to which I may refer you on a regular basis are:

Philosophy:

  • For a variety of surveys of philosophy, see secondary sources listed here

Rhetoric:

  • Corbett, Edward P. J.  Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student.  Oxford: OUP, 1965. R

Literary Theory and Criticism:

  • Abrams, M. H. The Mirror and the Lamp (Abrams) L
  • Cambridge History of Literary Criticism.  9 Vols.  Cambridge: CUP, 1993-2007. REF
  • Harland, Richard.  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes: an Introductory History (Harland) L
  • For other anthologies of literary theory and criticism, see primary sources listed here

Post-colonial Theory:

  • Ashcroft, Bill, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin The Empire Writes Back (Ashcroft, et al. EWB) L
  • Ashcroft, Bill, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin Key Concepts in Post-colonial Studies (Ashcroft, et al. Concepts) REF
  • For other surveys of Post-colonial theory, see Secondary Sources listed here.

Legend:

B: Copies should be or have been available in Bookshop
L: A copy or copies is/are in the Library
P
: You should purchase a copy
R: On reserve in the Library
REF: Found in the Reference Section of the Library
WIC: The West India Collection of the Main Library

 

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