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A Brief Introduction to Literary Theory – Bibliography

Aristotle, Poetics. Trans. and ed. by Anthony Kenny. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Barthes, Roland. ‘The Death of the Author’, in Image-Music-Text. Trans. Stephen Heath. New York: Noonday Press, 1977.

Barry, Peter. Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2002.

Bennett, Andrew, and Nicholas Royle. An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory. Harlow: Pearson Education Limited. 2009.

Culler, Jonathan. Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: OUP, 2011.

Eagleton, Terry. Literary Theory: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008.

Preminger, Alex, Leon Golden et al, eds. Classical Literary Criticism: Translations and Interpretations. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing, 1974.

Rylance, Rick. Debating Texts: A Reader in Twentieth-Century Literary Theory and Method Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1987.

Waugh, Patricia. Literary Theory and Criticism: An Oxford Guide. Oxford: OUP, 2006