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Pursuit of Signs

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £11.99
Here this immensely influential 20 year old title is reissued due to its continuing relevance as a tool in understanding the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism.

Barthes: A Very Short Introduction

7, 21/02/2002, £7.99
Roland Barthes was the leading figure of French Structuralism, the theoretical movement of the 1960s which revolutionized the study of literature and culture, as well as history and psychoanalysis. But Barthes was a man who disliked orthodoxies. This book surveys Barthes' work in prose.

Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction 2ed

Paperback, 28/07/2011, £8.99
Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction offers insights into theories about the nature of language and meaning, human identity, and the power of language. Fully updated for 2011 and including a new chapter on 'Ethics and aesthetics', it steers a clear and lucid path through an often impenetrable subject.