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LITERARY THEORY: FROM PLATO TO THE NEW CRITICISM
An historical introduction to the theory and criticism of literature. Texts by figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Augustine, Dante, Sidney, Johnson, Wordsworth, Arnold, T.S. Eliot, Sigmund Freud, Virginia Woolf, Cleanth Brooks and others are considered in relation to such topics as representation, form and structure, history, society, and gender.