Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Also known as: Johns Hopkins Online Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

A key resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse. Includes entries on literary critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. 

Compiled by 275 specialists from around the world and including almost 300 entries, the Guide presents a comprehensive historical survey of the field's most important figures, schools, and movements. Browse by topic, name, or alphabetically by entry. Updated annually.


This online version of the 2nd edition (2005) of the print publication can be accessed by a full-text search of the book or by browsing using various Indexes (Topics, Names and A-Z List of Entries).

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Date Coverage

  • Classical antiquity - present

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