Books About Literary Theory and History

A 'Gravity's Rainbow' Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel, Weisenburger, Univ of Georgia Pr. 1988
A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms, Lanham, UC Press 1992
A Theory of Literary Production, Macherey, Routledge & Kegan Paul OOP
Alfred Jarry: A Critical and Biographical Study, Beaumont, OOP OOP
Alfred Jarry: The Man With the Axe, Lennon, Last Gasp 1990
An Introduction to Narratology, Monika Fludernik, Routledge 2009
Aristophanes and Athens: An Introduction to the Plays, MacDowell, Oxford 1995
Aristotle:Poetics.; Longinus: On the Sublime; Demetrius: On Style, Aristotle, Longinus, Demetrius, Loeb 1995
Aspects of the Novel, Forster, Harcourt Brace 1927
Astraea: The Imperial Theme in the Sixteenth Century, Yates, Trafalgar Square 1994
Baudelaire: Le Fleurs Du Mal, Leakey, Cambridge 1992
Bodies, Masses, Power: Spinoza and His Contemporaries, Montag, Verso 1999
Close Calls with Nonsense: Reading New Poetry, Stephen Burt, Graywolf Press 2009
Computers as Theater, Laurel, Addison-Wesley 1993
Constructing Postmodernism, McHale, Routledge 1993
Criticism and Ideology, Eagleton, Verso 1978
Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature, Aarseth, Johns Hopkins 1997
Don't Read Poetry, Stephanie Burt, Basic 2019
Dostoyevsky: The Seeds of Revolt, 1821-1849, Frank, Princeton U. Press 1979
Dostoyevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865, Frank, Princeton U. Press 1988
Dostoyevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859, Frank, Princeton U. Press 1987
Fiction in the Quantum Universe, Susan Strehle, UNC Press 1992
For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Northwestern University Press 1992
Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace, Horowitz-Murray, MIT 1997
Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from Novel to Stage to Screen, David J. Skal, Faber & Faber 2004
Humanist Poetics: Thought, Rhetoric, and Fiction in Sixteenth-Century England, Kinney, U. Mass. 1986
Hyper/Text/Theory, Landow (ed.), Johns Hopkins 1994
Hypermedia and Literary Studies, Landow (ed.), MIT Press 1994
Illuminations, Benjamin, Schocken 1985
In a Materialist Way, Macherey / Montag, Verso 1998
Leopardi: A Study in Solitude, Origo, Helen Marx Books 1999
Literary Modernism & the Occult Tradition, Surette / Tryphonopoulos (eds.), OOP OOP
Many Subtle Channels: In Praise of Potential Literature, Daniel Levin Becker, Harvard University Press 2012
Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature, Auerbach, Princeton 1953
Modernism: 1890-1930/a Guide to European Literature, Bradbury / McFarlane, Viking 1992
Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents, Kolocotroni et. al. (eds.), U. of Chicago 1999
My Life in CIA: A Chronicle of 1973, Harry Mathews, Dalkey Archive Press 2005
Myth and Metropolis: Walter Benjamin and the City, Gilloch, Polity Press 1997
Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method, Gerard Genette, Cornell University Press 1983
Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative, Third Edition, Mieke Bal, University of Toronto Press 2009
On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism After Structuralism, 25th Anniversary Edition, Jonathan Culler, Cornell University Press 2008
Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word, Ong, Routledge 1988
Oscar Wilde, Ellmann, Vintage 1988
OuLiPo Compendium, Mathews / Brotchie (eds.), Atlas Pr. 1998
OuLiPo: A Primer of Potential Literature, Motte (ed.), Dalkey Archive Pr. 1998
Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres Pairs', Fisher, Liverpool U. Press 2001
Postmodernism, Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, Jameson, Duke Univ. Pr. 1992
Postmodernist Fiction, McHale, Routledge 1987
Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics, Mikhail Bakhtin, University of Minnesota Press 1984
Rabelais and His World, Bakhtin / Iswolsky, Indiana University Press 2009
Recent Theories of Narrative, Martin, Cornell 1986
Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings, Benjamin, Schocken 1986
Samuel Beckett, Bair, Summit Books 1990
Samuel Johnson & the Impact of Print, Kernan, Princeton 1989
Selected Writings: 1913-1926, Benjamin, Harvard 1996
Selected Writings: 1927-1934, Benjamin, Harvard 1999
Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court 1603-1613, Kernan, Yale 1997
Shakespearean Sentences: A Study in Style and Syntax, Houston, Louisiana State Univ. Pr. 1988
Signs Taken for Wonders, Moretti, Verso 1997
Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film, Seymour Chatman, Cornell University Press 1980
Studies in Poetic Discourse: Mallarme, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Holderlin, Jost-Frey, Stanford 1996
The Arcades Project, Benjamin, Belknap 2002
The Arcades Project, Benjamin, Belknap 1999
The Art of Memory, Yates, Pimlico 1992
The Awakening (Norton Critical Editions), Kate Chopin, W. W. Norton & Company; 2nd edition 1993
The Banquet Years: The Origins of the Avant Garde in France, 1885 to World War I, Shattuck, Random House 1979
The Birth of Modernism: Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats, and the Occult, Surette, McGill-Queens U. Press 1994
The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce 2d, Derek Attridge (ed.), Cambridge University Press 2004
The Cambridge Companion to Modernism, Levenson (ed.), Cambridge 1999
The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism, Steven Connor, Cambridge University Press 2004
The City in Literature, Lehan, UC Press 1998
The Classical Tradition, Highet, Oxford 1992
The Complete Correspondence, 1928-1940, Benjamin / Adorno, Harvard 2001
The Contemporary American Comic Epic: The Novels of Barth, Pynchon, Gaddis, and Kesey, Safer, Wayne State Univ Pr 1990
The Death of Literature, Kernan, Yale 1992
The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays, Mikhail Bakhtin, University of Texas Press 1982
The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts, Lanham, U. of Chicago 1995
The English Language: A Historical introduction, Barber, Cambridge University Press 2000
The Fiction of the Poet: From Mallarme to the Post-Symbolist Mode, Balakian, Princeton 1992
The Idea of the Labyrinth: From Classical Antiquity Through the Middle Ages, Doob, Cornell U. Press 1992
The Modes of Modern Writing: Metaphor, Metonymy, and the Typology of Modern Literature, Lodge, unknown OOP
The Object of Literature (Literature, Culture, Theory), Macherey / Sprinkler, Cambridge University Press 1995
The Obligation Toward the Difficult Whole: Postmodernist Long Poems, Brian McHale, U. of Alabama Press 2004
The Origin of German Tragic Drama, Benjamin, Verso 1998
The Playwright as Magician: Shakespeare's Image of the Poet in the English Public Theater, Kernan, Yale 1979
The Poem Is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read Them, Steph Burt, Bellknap 2019
The Poetics of Postmodernism, Hutcheon, Routledge 1988
The Pursuit of Signs: Semiotics, Literature, Deconstruction, Jonathan Culler, Cornell University Press 2002
The Rise of the Novel, Watt, UC Press 1957
The Self-Conscious Novel: Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon, Stonehill, University of Pennsylvania Press 1989
The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction, Porush, Methuen 1985
The Steampunk Bible: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Imaginary Airships, Corsets and Goggles, Mad Scientists, and Strange Literature, Jeff VanderMeer, Abrams Image 2011
The Story of English, New and Revised Edition, McCrum et. al., Penguin Books 1993
The True Story of the Novel, Doody, Rutgers 1997
Theatre of the World, Yates, U. Chicago OOP
Thomas Morton of Merrymount, Dempsey, Digital Scanning Inc. 2000
Thomas Pynchon's Narratives: Subjectivity and Problems of Knowing, Brownlie, Peter Lang Publishing 2000
Time of the Assassins, a Study of Rimbaud, Miller, Norton 1962
Unreal Cities: Urban Figuration in Wordsworth, Baudelaire, Whitman, Eliot and Williams, Sharpe, Johns Hopkins 1990
V Is for Vampire: The A-Z Guide to Everything Undead, David J. Skal, Plume 1996
Walter Benjamin's Other History: Of Stones, Animals, Human Beings, and Angels, Hanssen, U.C. Press 2000
William Shakespeare: A Literary Life, Dutton, Palgrave 1994
Women of the Left Bank, Benstock, U. of Texas 1987