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Glossary of Literary Theory
by Greig E. Henderson and Christopher Brown

Metacriticism:

A criticism of criticism, the goal of which is to scrutinize systematically the terminology, logic, and structure that undergird critical and theoretical discourse in general or any particular mode of such discourse.


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