At a glance:
- Author: Tzvetan Todorov
- First Published: 1984
- Type of Work: Literary criticism and history
- Genres: Criticism, Nonfiction, History
- Subjects: Twentieth century, Authors or writers, Literature, Novelists, Drama or dramatists, Plays or playwrights, Literary criticism
In the course of wide-ranging and erudite literary investigations, Tzvetan Todorov has manifested a rare breadth of learning and judgment, discerning similarities among authors and works from a number of periods and backgrounds. This eclectic conception of form and content has been recaptured as well by the application of schematic criteria which have permitted the advancement of some highly original and yet cogent interpretations. Along the way, Todorov has evinced a lively interest in the problems and possibilities opened by critical studies from various stances. He has...
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