Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory

By Todd F. Davis, Kenneth Womack

This valuable advisor bargains an obtainable creation to 2 vital events within the background of twentieth century literary concept. A complementary textual content to the Palgrave quantity Postmodern Narrative Theory by way of Mark Currie, this new name addresses a number of theoretical issues, in addition to each one field's critical figures and interpretive modes. As with different books in theTransitions series,Formalist feedback and Reader-Response Theory comprises readings of various widely-studied texts, together with Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The nice Gatsby, between others.

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