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Modern and Ancient Literary Theories


  • Author Name: Dr. P. C. Cambodia
  • Book Type: E-Book & Paperback
  • Categories: English Literature
  • ISBN: 978-81-950968-5-5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 194
  • Published Date: 01-MAR-2021
  • Publisher: Horizon Books
  • Size: 7 X 9

As breathing is essential for our life to sustain so is criticism for all types of literature to flourish. It regulates and controls quality production of the literary activities. It links the creators of literature to the readers. It is of various types say for instance theoretical criticism, practical criticism, eco criticism and so on. Critics of the different languages of the world have been contributing to the domain of criticism over a wide span of time period say from BC. to AD. They have set the yard sticks or the principles or parameters or the rules of evaluation of literature and collection of such rules is called as literary theories.

The present edition Modern and Ancient Literary Theories is an exhaustive critical commentary on the chosen critics of the world level. We know the writers have been creating literature in almost every language which is written and read but who would keep an account of its worth. It may or may not be up to the standard of quality reading and appreciation so it comes to share of critics to shoulder this responsibility to allow fine quality literature to flourish and worth less literature to sink down and for this process to administer the critics need the literary theories which this book supplies in short, concise and appropriate form.

Besides the community of critics, the collection of the literary theories is needed by the young aspirants of literary studies who want to be story writers, poets, dramatists, novelists and the writers of the tales. These guidelines of literary criticism tell them of the basic requirements with the help of which these literary genres can be composed. These critical standards also sharpen their literary craftsmanship and intellectuality.

Every year so many college and university students prepare for their examination and they have to lay their hand on different books on literary theories but in this book sincere efforts have been done to induct the study material at one place to minimize the inconvenience that is caused to the community of the students. This book is self-sufficient and self- explanatory to deal with the critical standards of the various critics and it will help those readers pursuing studies in the principles of criticism or literary theories.

The author would like to express his sincere thanks to the Publisher HORIZON BOOKS (A DIVISION OF IGNITED MINDS EDUTECH PVT LTD and his friend Mr. Maman Chand for motivating him to write this book and Mr. Sunil Saini and Mr. Nandan Singh for assisting him in the computer work to design this book. Special thanks are also due to the members of the author’s family who fully helped him to write this book.

Dr. P. C. Cambodia

Author Name

Dr. P. C. Cambodia

Book Type

E-Book & Paperback


English Literature






Published Date




7 X 9