Synopses & Reviews
In this collection of essays, 24 leading scholars examine the major developments that have expanded the horizons of English and American literary studies during recent decades. The volume reviews the significant scholarship for major historical periods (from medieval studies to postmodernism) and surveys new directions in literary criticism and composition studies. Each essay is accompanied by a list of suggestions for further reading. Name index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 525-580) and index.