My background is in the sciences but these days I'm actually more interested in literature criticism and analysis. As such I'm sort of picking things up as I go along but occasionally I come across a literary term that I'm not familiar with. Are there any other autodidacts in this community that have any advice for me? I'd be interested in hearing your stories on how you got interested into literary theory in the first place too. How about some text-book (is that the right word for Humanities books? heh) recommendations?
Thank you in advance.