Literary Theory – General Introductions

F. Lentricchia and T. McLaughlin, Ed. Critical Terms for Literary Study (2nd Ed.) / R.D. Parker, Ed. Critical Theory: A Reader for Literary and Cultural Studies /  J. Culler, Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction

 

New Criticism

C. Brooks The Well-Wrought Urn / 

 

Structuralism

J. Culler, Structuralist Poetics: Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature / R. Barthes, S/Z