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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
  English Literature and Literary Criticism
   Sources of information

Photocopies will be provided during the course when necessary. For further reading, see the list below.

The following literary texts must be read:

Aphra Behn, The Rover.

Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness.

  • Helena María Viramontes, "The Cariboo Cafe" (short story)
  • A selection of poems (Kipling, Divakaruni, Hong...)
  • Excerpts from Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger
  • Excerpts from Karen Tei Yamashita's Through the Arc of the Rainforest 


 Guerin, Wilfred L., et al. (1992). A Handbook of Critical Approaches to Literature. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press
 Barry, Peter (2002). Beginning Theory: An Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995 (2002).
 Culler, Jonathan (2000). Breve introducción a la teoría literaria. Barcelona: Crítica. Literary Theory: A very Short Introduction, Oxford 1997)

 Tyson, Lois (2006). Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide. London: Routledge

 Ryan, Michael (2010). Cultural Studies: A Practical Introduction. UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
 Eagleton, Terry (1996). Literary Theory. Oxford: Blackwell

  Elam, Keir (1979). The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama. London: Routledge.
 Bertens, Hans (2014). Literary Theory: The Basics. . London: Routledge. Third edition.
 Lodge David, ed. (2000). Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader . London: Longman
 Belsey, Catherine (2002). Post-Structuralism: A Very Short Introduction.. Oxford: OUP, 2002.
 Peck, John, and Martin Coyle, eds (1995). Practical Criticism. (How to Study Literature series). Basingstoke: Macmillan
 Selden, Raman, Peter Brooker and Peter Widdowson (1997). Practising Theory and Reading Literature. Hempstead: Prentice Hall Europe
 Pearce, Lynne (1994). Reading Dialogics . London: Edward Arnold
 Eagleton, Terry (1998). The Eagleton Reader . Oxford: Blackwell
 Glotfelty, Cheryll and Harold Fromm (1996). The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology.. Athens: The U of Georgia P.
 Leich, Vincent B. ed., et al (). The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. New York: Norton 
 Kermode, Frank & John Hollander eds. (1973). The Oxford Anthology of English Literature. London: OUP.
 Said, Edward W (1983). The World, the Text, and the Critic. Cambridge (MA): Harvard UP
 Gates, Henry Louis, ed. (1986). “Race,” Writing and Difference. Chicago: The U of Chicago P

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