Theory of Literature and Other Critical Writings

Theory of Literature and Other Critical Writings

eBook - 2008
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Natsume Soseki (1867-1916) was the foremost Japanese novelist of the twentieth century, known for such highly acclaimed works as Kokoro, Sanshiro, and I Am a Cat. Yet he began his career as a literary theorist and scholar of English literature. In 1907, he published Theory of Literature, a remarkably forward-thinking attempt to understand how and why we read. The text anticipates by decades the ideas and concepts of formalism, structuralism, reader-response theory, and postcolonialism, as well as cognitive approaches to literature that are only now gaini.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9780231518314
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (301 pages).

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