Literature's stories and texts survive the fires of time.

The Second Bakery Attack stood out above all other literary releases of its time, receiving universally positive reviews and revolutionizing the way Japan viewed literature....

Spirit in Man, Art, and Literature and various other works

In general, it just describes examining the Bible in a scholarly and critical manner.

His making included literary and social criticism.

Sure, it's possible that you were just through the Internet and randomly stumbled over this guide, but we're guessing that you already know Macbeth's basic plot. After all, it is one of the most famous works of English literature, and it's even loosely based on some real-life 11th-century events found in .

Myth, Literature, and the African World.

Literature represents much of the very best of humanity's writings,and it is not by any accident that, after bestsellers and sensationalizedbooks have faded from memory, literature continues to thrive and remainintensely relevant to contemporary human conditions.

These literary critics also look into the origins and purposes of the books of the Bible....

A History of Literary Criticism: From Plato to the Present.

Feminist criticism is looked through a “lens” along the line of gender roles in literature, the value of female characters within the text, and interpreting the perspective from which the text is written....

Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader. 2nd Ed.

It then proceeds to a discussion of communitarian ideas in early modern political and literary thought, concentrating on the presentation of these ideas in Shakespeare's description of the politics of association, most particularly in Love's Labour's Lost."

Critical Survey of Literary Theory.

AESOPIC LANGUAGE: In Russian criticism, the name for oppositional political writing hidden in circumlocution, fables, and vague references so that it can bypass official censorship (Harkins 1). The term refers to Aesop's Fabula, a collection of beast fables in which simple stories about animals contained morals or messages "between the lines," so to speak. The coinage of the term comes from Saltykov, who is both the first to use the term in this sense and the one whom many modern Russian critics consider the best example of such writings (Harkins 1).

Marxism and Form: Twentieth-Century Dialectical Theories of Literature. Princeton: PUP, 1971.

Autobiography: Essays Theoretical and Critical.

Through literary techniques such as imagery, symbolism, and diction, Otsuka projects the false hope of a boy yearning to once more feel the presence of his father....

The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures

Literary Theory: The Basics. London and New York: Routledge, 2001

It includes more than 240 alphabetically arranged entries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

The Formal Method in Literary Scholarship: A Critical Introduction to Sociological Poetics.

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism .

It explores the foundations of their iconographic standing, demonstrating how they arrive at this status through a variety of means, and not always on the basis of their literary worth.