Critical Theory Since Plato 3E
CRITICAL THEORY SINCE PLATO is a chronologically-arranged anthology that presents a broad survey of the history and development of literary criticism and theory in Western culture. Written by two well-known scholars in the field of literary study, this well-respected text puts an emphasis on the individual contributors to the development of literary criticism, from Plato and Aristotle to the present.
- Spanning more than two thousand years, the book is arranged chronologically and includes a solid mix of selections to give a broad overview of the development of literary study as a discipline.
- The editors establish clear connections between early thinkers and the development of modern theory.
- Each reading includes explanatory headnotes and bibliographies for each author, along with editorial footnotes.