From Theory to Practice: Advanced Literary Text Analysis provides comprehensive samples of textual analysis in literature at an advanced level. The thrust of the essays is sustained practical application of literary theories to texts. The essays, which are original and insightful, are analyses of literary texts, (including prose, drama and poetry)based on literary theories in order to enhance the skills of students in text analysis. Diverse literary theories across a wide spectrum such as psychoanalysis, mythology, reader response theory, feminism, Marxism, deconstruction, among others are applied to both African and Western texts. From theory to Practice: Advanced Literary Text Analysis stimulates the readers intellectually and offers fresh insight into transforming theories to practice in literature.