Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Preface xvii
  • I - Introduction 1
  • 1 - Literature 3
  • Further Reading 24
  • Additional Works Cited 25
  • 2 - Criticism 27
  • Further Reading 63
  • II - Literature and History 67
  • 3 - Medieval Literature and the Medieval World 69
  • Further Reading 80
  • 4 - The Renaissance 82
  • 5 - Augustanism 93
  • Additional Works Cited 105
  • 6 - Romanticism 106
  • 7 - Modernism 119
  • Further Reading 129
  • 8 - Postmodernism 131
  • III - Poetry 149
  • 9 - Genre 151
  • Further Reading 162
  • 10 - Poetry 164
  • Additional Works Cited 176
  • 11 - Epic and Romance 177
  • 12 - Lyric 188
  • Further Reading 197
  • 13 - Narrative Verse 199
  • Further Reading 207
  • 14 - Women and the Poetic Tradition: The Oppressor’s Language 208
  • 15 - Medieval Poetry 223
  • Additional Works Cited 238
  • 16 - Renaissance Poetry 239
  • Additional Works Cited 250
  • 17 - ‘Augustan’ Poetry 253
  • 18 - Romantic Poetry 265
  • Further Reading 276
  • 19 - Victorian Poetry 278
  • 20 - The French Symbolists 295
  • Further Reading 306
  • 21 - Modern Poetry 308
  • 22 - British Poetry since 1945: Poetry and the Historical Moment 321
  • 23 - Contemporary American Poetry 336
  • IV - Drama 349
  • 24 - Stagecraft 351
  • Further Reading 361
  • 25 - Tragedy 363
  • Further Reading 374
  • 26 - Comedy 375
  • Further Reading 385
  • 27 - Shakespeare 387
  • Additional Works Cited 399
  • 28 - Medieval Drama 400
  • 29 - Renaissance Drama 413
  • Further Reading 423
  • 30 - Restoration Theatre 424
  • Further Reading 435
  • 31 - The Origins of the Modern British Stage 436
  • Further Reading 449
  • 32 - Theories of Modern Drama 451
  • 33 - The Theatre of the Absurd 464
  • Further Reading 474
  • 34 - Theatre and Politics 475
  • Further Reading 487
  • 35 - Feminist Theatre 488
  • V - The Novel 503
  • 36 - Modes of Eighteenth-Century Fiction 505
  • Further Reading 516
  • 37 - Feminine Fictions 518
  • Further Reading 529
  • 38 - The Historical Novel 531
  • 39 - The Nineteenth-Century Social Novel in England 544
  • Further Reading 553
  • 40 - The Realist Novel: The European Context 554
  • Further Reading 564
  • 41 - Realism and the English Novel 565
  • Additional Works Cited 575
  • 42 - American Romance 576
  • Further Reading 586
  • 43 - Formalism and the Novel: Henry James 589
  • Further Reading 601
  • 44 - The Novel and Modern Criticism 602
  • Further Reading 617
  • 45 - The Modernist Novel in the Twentieth Century 619
  • 46 - British Fiction since 1930 631
  • 47 - Contemporary Fiction 643
  • Further Reading 649
  • VI - Criticism 651
  • 48 - Biblical Hermeneutics 653
  • Further Reading 664
  • 49 - Neo-Classical Criticism 666
  • Further Reading 680
  • Additional Works Cited 681
  • 50 - The Romantic Critical Tradition 682
  • 51 - Great Traditions: The Logic of the Canon 696
  • Further Reading 706
  • 52 - Marxist Criticism 708
  • Further Reading 719
  • 53 - The New Criticism 721
  • Further Reading 734
  • 54 - Structuralism and Post-Structuralism: from the Centre to the Margin 736
  • Further Reading 748
  • 55 - Feminist Literary Criticism: ‘New Colours and Shadows’ 750
  • Further Reading 762
  • 56 - Psychoanalytic Criticism 764
  • 57 - Deconstruction 777
  • Further Reading 789
  • 58 - New Historicism 791
  • Further Reading 803
  • VII - Production and Reception 807
  • 59 - Production and Reception of the Literary Book 809
  • 60 - The Printed Book 825
  • 61 - Literacy 837
  • 62 - Publishing before 1800 848
  • Further Reading 860
  • 63 - Publishing since 1800 862
  • Further Reading 874
  • 64 - British Periodicals and Reading Publics 876
  • Further Reading 887
  • 65 - Libraries and the Reading Public 889
  • 66 - Censorship 901
  • 67 - The Bibliographic Record 915
  • 68 - The Institutionalization of Literature: The University 926
  • Additional Works Cited 938
  • VIII - Contexts 939
  • 69 - Literature and the History of Ideas 941
  • 70 - Literature and the Bible 951
  • Further Reading 962
  • 71 - Literature and the Classics 964
  • Additional Works Cited 975
  • 72 - Folk Literature 976
  • Further Reading 988
  • 73 - Literature and the Visual Arts 991
  • 74 - Literature and Music 1004
  • Further Reading 1014
  • 75 - Literature and Landscape 1015
  • Further Reading 1027
  • 76 - The Sentimental Ethic 1029
  • 77 - The Gothic 1044
  • Further Reading 1054
  • 78 - Aestheticism 1055
  • 79 - Literature and Science 1068
  • 80 - Literature and Language 1082
  • 81 - Culture and Popular Culture: The Politics of Photopoetry 1098
  • IX - Perspectives 1111
  • 82 - New English Literatures 1113
  • 83 - African Literature in English 1125
  • Further Reading 1134
  • 84 - The African-American Literary Tradition 1136
  • 85 - Australian Literature and the British Tradition 1148
  • 86 - Canadian Literature 1162
  • Further Reading 1175
  • 87 - Indian Literature in English 1176
  • 88 - New Zealand and Pacific Literature 1186
  • Further Reading 1196
  • 89 - West Indian Literature 1198
  • Additional Works Cited 1209
  • 90 - Western Literature in Modern China 1210
  • X - Afterword 1219
  • W(H)Ither ‘English’? 1221
  • Further Reading 1236
  • The Contributors 1237
  • Index 1241
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