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Primary Books from VU Catalog
The Rhetorical Tradition by
Call Number: PN 183 R46 2001
Publication Date: 2000-12-22
Readings from Classical Times to the Present.
The Critical Tradition by
Call Number: PN 81 C844 2007
Publication Date: 2006-03-22
Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends.
Print and e-books at VU Library
Literary Theory and Criticism
Literary Theory & Criticism Databases/Websites
Literary Theory & Criticism Journals
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Critical Inquiry (1975-2007)
Influential journal of peer-reviewed critical thought in arts and humanities from University of Chicago Press.
Influential journal from John Hopkins University Press for scholars writing on problems of literary criticism.
This version of Diacritics within Proquest gives additional two years worth of accessible issues beyond the above JSTOR subscription.
Academic journal covering semiotics. Official journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies.
Social Text (1979-1999)
Duke University Press journal covers broad spectrum of social & cultural phenomena, applying latest interpretive methods to world at large.
University of Wisconsin Press journal has a long-standing reputation for publishing innovative work on literature and culture. French literature and continental theory its specialty.
Cultural Critique (1985-2007)
University of Minnesota Press journal serves as forum for international and interdisciplinary explorations of intellectual controversies, trends, and issues in culture, theory, and politics.
Cultural Critique (2005-present)
This version of Cultural Critique within Literature Resource Center gives additional five years worth of accessible issues beyond the above JSTOR subscription.
Philosophy and Rhetoric (1999-present)
For over 40 years, Penn State University Press journal has published some of the most influential articles on relations between philosophy and rhetoric.
Philosophy and Literature (1996-2011)
For more than thirty years, John Hopkins University Press journal has explored dialogue between literary and philosophical studies.
New Literary History (1969-2007)
John Hopkins University Press journal focuses on theory and interpretation – reasons for literary change, definitions of periods, and evolution of styles, conventions, and genres.
Yale Courses on Literary Theory
Major Literary Criticism Theories by Dr. Baldwin
Doing Literary Theory by Tim Gillespie
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