The purpose of this guide is to help you gather information for your literary criticism/theory project. Visit the tabs above, check out what we have and call/visit us if you have any questions.
You may be assigned to analyze the literature from a particular perspective. There are many schools of literary theory and depending on the piece of literature you are critiqueing, you may be using one of the following more popular schools of thought:
To read more, go to the "Dictionaries and Encyclopedias" tab and read more about each of these terms in the books listed on the left. Also, visit Purdue University's OWL Literary Theory and Schools of Criticism page to get an overview of these theories and others.