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A Guide to English Literature

A Guide to English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1412844940
Author: F. W. Bateson
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A Guide to English Literature by F. W. Bateson Book Resume:

At first glance A Guide to English Literature may seem to be no more than a short bibliography of English literature with perhaps rather more extensive--and certainly more outspoken--comments on the principal editions, commentaries, biographies, and critical works than bibliographies usually provide. But it is something more: this guide contains long "inter-chapters" that provide reinterpretations of the principal periods of English literature in the light of modern research, as well as two final sections summarizing in unusual detail the literary criticism that exists in English and recent scholarship in the field. The purpose of this book, then, is to provide the reader with convenient access to a disciplined study of the texts themselves. This guide proposes itself as a new kind of literary history. The conventional history of literature has often tended to become a substitute for the reading of the literature it describes: the better the history, the greater the temptation to substitute it. The present combination of reading lists and inter-chapters cannot be a substitute for anything else. Meaningless as literature in themselves, they nevertheless provide the necessary preliminary information to meaningful reading. Since oddities of arrangement derive from these assumptions, the authors are not arranged alphabetically. Instead there are chronological compartments--with the divisions circa 1500, 1650, and 1800--in which authors succeed each other in the order of their births. This pioneering handbook is primarily a bibliographical laborsaving device. It is meant mostly for students and the general reader in that it stops where original research by the reader is expected to begin. However, the last chapter on literary scholarship is devoted specifically to the research specialist and provides indispensable equipment for the reader. There is also a general section on literary criticism which will be of use to all. F.W. Bateson (1901-1978) was University Lecturer in English Literature at Oxford and a Fellow and Tutor of Corpus Christi College. Founder and editor of the periodical Essays in Criticism, he is also editor of the four-volume Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature and the author of a number of critical studies of English poetry and drama.

Old English Literature

Old English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1118598830
Author: John D. Niles
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Old English Literature by John D. Niles Book Resume:

This review of the critical reception of Old English literature from 1900 to the present moves beyond a focus on individual literary texts so as to survey the different schools, methods, and assumptions that have shaped the discipline. Examines the notable works and authors from the period, including Beowulf, the Venerable Bede, heroic poems, and devotional literature Reinforces key perspectives with excerpts from ten critical studies Addresses questions of medieval literacy, textuality, and orality, as well as style, gender, genre, and theme Embraces the interdisciplinary nature of the field with reference to historical studies, religious studies, anthropology, art history, and more

The Palgrave Guide to English Literature and Its Contexts

The Palgrave Guide to English Literature and Its Contexts [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230000991
Author: Peter Widdowson
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
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The Palgrave Guide to English Literature and Its Contexts by Peter Widdowson Book Resume:

This comprehensive guide to the historical and cultural context of English Literature covers the core periods of literature, and history, from the English Renaissance to the present. It introduces and outlines key terms, concepts and developments and provides a series of timelines showing political, social, cultural and literary events for each year. Together it offers a concise history of Britain for literature students and provides readers with the context for any literary work from 1500 to 2000. MARKET 1: Undergraduate students of English Literature; MARKET 2: Post-graduates and scholars of English literature; general readers; library sale

The English Handbook

The English Handbook [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781444307917
Author: William Whitla
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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The English Handbook by William Whitla Book Resume:

The English Handbook: A Guide to Literary Studies is acomprehensive textbook, providing essential practical andanalytical reading and writing skills for literature students atall levels. With advice and information on fundamental methods ofliterary analysis and research, Whitla equips students with theknowledge and tools essential for advanced literary study. Includes traditional close reading strategies integrated withnewer critical theory, ranging from gender and genre topost-structuralism and post-colonialism; with examples fromBeowulf to Atwood, folk ballads to Fugard, and ChristopherMarlowe to Conrad’s Marlow Draws on a wide range of resources, from print to contemporaryelectronic media Supplies a companion website with chapter summaries, charts,examples, web links, and suggestions for further study

Teaching English Literature 16–19

Teaching English Literature 16–19 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1136310401
Author: Carol Atherton,Andrew Green,Gary Snapper
Publisher: Routledge
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Teaching English Literature 16–19 by Carol Atherton,Andrew Green,Gary Snapper Book Resume:

Teaching English Literature 16 – 19 is an essential new resource that is suitable for use both as an introductory guide for those new to teaching literature and also as an aid to reflection and renewal for more experienced teachers. Using the central philosophy that students will learn best when actively engaged in discussion and encouraged to apply what they have learnt independently, this highly practical new text contains: discussion of the principles behind the teaching of literature at this level; guidelines on course planning, pedagogy, content and subject knowledge; advice on teaching literature taking into account a range of broader contexts, such as literary criticism, literary theory, performance, publishing, creative writing and journalism; examples of practical activities, worksheets and suggestions for texts; guides to available resources. Aimed at English teachers, teacher trainees, teacher trainers and advisors, this resource is packed full of new and workable ideas for teaching all English literature courses.

Lettre à Hervé

Lettre à Hervé [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2955639117
Author: Eric Sagan
Publisher: ERIC SAGAN
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Studying English Literature

Studying English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781139472203
Author: Tory Young
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Studying English Literature by Tory Young Book Resume:

Studying English Literature is a unique guide for undergraduates beginning to study the discipline of literature and those who are thinking of doing so. Unlike books that provide a survey of literary history or non-subject specific manuals that offer rigid guidelines on how to write essays, Studying English Literature invites students to engage with the subject's history and theory whilst at the same time offering information about reading, researching and writing about literature within the context of a university. The book is practical yet not patronizing: for example, whilst the discussion of plagiarism provides clear guidelines on how not to commit this offence, it also considers the difficulties students experience finding their own 'voice' when writing and provokes reflection on the value of originality and the concepts of adaptation, appropriation and intertextuality in literature. Above all, the book prizes the idea of argument rather than insisting upon formulaic essay plans, and gives many ways of finding something to say as you read and when you write, in chapters on Reading, Argument, Essays, Sentences and References.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1596986158
Author: Elizabeth Kantor
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature by Elizabeth Kantor Book Resume:

What PC English professors don't want you to know...in Beowulf - If we don't admire heroes, there's something wrong with us , in Chaucer: Chivalry has contributed enormously to women's happiness, in Shakespeare: Some choices are inherently destructive (it's just built into the nature of things) , in Milton: Our intellectual freedoms are Christian, not anti-Christian, in origin , in Jane Austen: Most men would be improved if they were more patriarchal than they actually are , in Dickens: Reformers can do more harm than the injustices they set out to reform , in T. S. Eliot: Tradition is necessary to culture, in Flannery O'Connor: Even modern American liberals aren't immune to original sin .

Iraq's Modern Arabic Literature

Iraq's Modern Arabic Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780810877061
Author: Salih J. Altoma
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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Iraq's Modern Arabic Literature by Salih J. Altoma Book Resume:

This book covers 60 years of translations, studies, and other writings, which represent Iraq's national literature, including recent works of numerous Iraqi writers living in Western exile. By drawing attention to a largely overlooked but relevant and extensive literature accessible in English, it will serve as an invaluable guide to students of contemporary Iraq, modern Arabic literature and other fields such as women's studies, postcolonial studies, third world literature, American-Arab/Muslim Relations, and disapora studies.

Jeunesse- Le Coeur des ténèbres

Jeunesse- Le Coeur des ténèbres [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2824708360
Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Bibebook
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Le recueil se compose de deux récits, qui partagent deux traits communs. L'un est une même technique de narration : un narrateur non identifié rapporte les dires d'un autres narrateur, on a un récit dans le récit. L'autre est que le narrateur identifié est le même : un vieux marin, nommé Charles Marlowe, qui est plus ou moins un double de Conrad lui-même. Dans le premier récit, Marlowe, jeune, vient de prendre son premier poste d'officier sur un cargo chargé de quelques centaines de tonnes de charbon à destination de Bangkok. Le navire connaît toutes les mésaventures possibles, voie d'eau, tempête épouvantable qui lui cause de graves avaries, et entraînent un retard de plusieurs mois de son départ. Enfin, après avoir appareillé pour de bon, on découvre au milieu de l'Océan Indien, que la cargaison a pris feu spontanément... Le deuxième récit, qui donne son titre au recueil, voit un Charles Marlowe, vieux commandant pratiquement à la retraite, s'ennuyer. Il accepte de commander un bateau de rivière, chargé de remonter un grand fleuve. Aucun nom n'est donné, mais il ne fait pas de doute qu'il s'agit du Congo, dans ce qui sera le Congo belge. Il est chargé d'aller chercher un personnage étrange, nommé Kurtz, qui commande un poste commercial qui lui sert à razzier de l'ivoire. D'autres européens sont passagers sur le bateau, dont le directeur local de l'entreprise. Tous reconnaissent à Kurtz un charisme hors du commun. Celui-ci, malade, doit être relevé mais refuse de l'accepter...

Ici tout ce temps

Ici tout ce temps [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1940559367
Author: Crista McHugh
Publisher: Crista McHugh
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Est-ce que des meilleurs amis peuvent devenir des amants sous l’œil des caméras ? La star du cinéma Gideon Kelly a toujours entretenu un béguin secret pour son assistante et amie de longue date, Sarah. Un baiser torride suffit à le convaincre qu’elle est la seule femme faite pour lui, et il fera tout pour lui prouver qu’ils ont tout pour vivre une histoire d’amour hollywoodienne épique. Sarah Holtz a connu la gloire étant enfant, mais elle s’est écroulée à la fin de son adolescence. Gideon était là pour l’aider à rassembler les morceaux de sa vie, et à présent elle savoure cette dernière loin des flashs des paparazzi. Son besoin de protéger sa vie privée est la seule chose qui la retient d’essayer d’explorer d’autres voies avec lui. Lorsqu’une vidéo de leur baiser fait le buzz, elle se met à se demander s’il vaut la peine qu’elle prenne le risque de se retrouver de nouveau sous les projecteurs pour devenir le premier rôle féminin du jeune homme. Recommandé pour ceux qui aiment : · Les histoires d’amis qui deviennent amants · Les histoires d’amour hollywoodiennes · Les mariages à Las Vegas · Les histoires où les héros se marient du jour au lendemain · Les histoires de seconde chance · Les amis qui aiment faire des blagues

La Bretagne: Paysages et Récits

La Bretagne: Paysages et Récits [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Eugène Loudun
Publisher: Good Press
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La Bretagne: Paysages et Récits by Eugène Loudun Book Resume:

"La Bretagne: Paysages et Récits", de Eugène Loudun. Publié par Good Press. Good Press publie un large éventail d'ouvrages, où sont inclus tous les genres littéraires. Les choix éditoriaux des éditions Good Press ne se limitent pas aux grands classiques, à la fiction et à la non-fiction littéraire. Ils englobent également les trésors, oubliés ou à découvrir, de la littérature mondiale. Nous publions les livres qu'il faut avoir lu. Chaque ouvrage publié par Good Press a été édité et mis en forme avec soin, afin d'optimiser le confort de lecture, sur liseuse ou tablette. Notre mission est d'élaborer des e-books faciles à utiliser, accessibles au plus grand nombre, dans un format numérique de qualité supérieure.

How to Write Essays and Dissertations

How to Write Essays and Dissertations [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317867971
Author: Alan Durant,Nigel Fabb
Publisher: Routledge
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How to Write Essays and Dissertations by Alan Durant,Nigel Fabb Book Resume:

The first book that literature students should read, this guide reveals the distinct set of skills, conventions and methods of essay and dissertation writing. Taking students through the various stages of writing, from planning to final submission, it offers specific guidelines and a lively, detailed commentary on actual examples of student work at each stage.

Monsieur Lecoq

Monsieur Lecoq [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 5040221738
Author: Emile Gaboriau
Publisher: Litres
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Belle-Rose

Belle-Rose [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 2322192422
Author: Amédée Achard
Publisher: BoD - Books on Demand
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Belle-Rose by Amédée Achard Book Resume:

Belle-Rose, gentilhomme et soldat, ne peut obtenir la main de sa belle, car il ne peut prétendre à la fortune, ou à la noblesse de son rival. Il annonce qu'il les gagnera et qu'il reviendra... Suivent les années de combat pendant lesquelles il gagne l'amitié indéfectible de la Déroute et de son fidèle Grippard, mérite l'amitié des soldats et l'inimitiés des intriguants et des puissants. Le destin de notre héros sera bien sûr de retrouver sa belle et de se marier... Au-delà des aventures de Belle-Rose, ce roman est également un beau tableau de la vie militaire et civile sous Louis XIV.

Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation

Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1598849093
Author: Juris Dilevko,Keren Dali,Glenda Garbutt
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation by Juris Dilevko,Keren Dali,Glenda Garbutt Book Resume:

This much-needed guide to translated literature offers readers the opportunity to hear from, learn about, and perhaps better understand our shrinking world from the perspective of insiders from many cultures and traditions. • Over 1,000 annotated contemporary world fiction titles, featuring author's name; title; translator; publisher and place of publication; genre/literary style/story type; an annotation; related works by the author; subject keywords; and original language • 9 introductory overviews about classic world fiction titles • Extensive bibliographical essays about fiction traditions in other countries • 5 indexes: annotated authors, annotated titles, translators, nations, and subjects/keywords

Studying English

Studying English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135043175
Author: Robert Eaglestone,with Jonathan Beecher Field
Publisher: Routledge
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Studying English by Robert Eaglestone,with Jonathan Beecher Field Book Resume:

Clearly focussed on the needs of students, Robert Eaglestone and Jonathan Beecher Field have revised the best-selling Doing English specifically for English literature courses in America. Studying English presents the ideas and debates that shape literary studies in America today. This overview of the discipline explains not only what students need to know, but how and why English came to be the way it is. This uniquely comprehensive guide to the subject gives students the background they need to understand and enjoy their studies more fully. The book covers arguments about criticism and theory, value, the canon, Shakespeare, authorial intention, figural language, narrative, writing, identity, politics and the skills that are learned from studying English for the world of work. In a clear and engaging way, Robert Eaglestone and Jonathan Beecher Field: Orient you, by exploring what it is to study English in America now. Equip you, by explaining the key ideas and trends in English in context. Enable you to begin higher level study.

A Guide to Old English

A Guide to Old English [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1119950279
Author: Bruce Mitchell,Fred C. Robinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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A Guide to Old English by Bruce Mitchell,Fred C. Robinson Book Resume:

A comprehensive introduction to Old English, combining simple, clear philology with the best literary works to provide a compelling and accessible beginners’ guide. Provides a comprehensive introduction to Old English Uses a practical approach suited to the needs of the beginning student Features selections from the greatest works of Old English literature, organized from simple to more challenging texts to keep pace with the reader Includes a discussion of Anglo-Saxon literature, history, and culture, and a bibliography directing readers to useful publications on the subject Updated throughout with new material including the first 25 lines from Beowulf with detailed annotation and an explanation of Grimm’s and Verner’s laws

Studying English Literature

Studying English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1441169652
Author: Ashley Chantler,David Higgins
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Studying English Literature by Ashley Chantler,David Higgins Book Resume:

Studying English Literature offers a link between pre-degree study and undergraduate study by introducing students to: - the history of English literature from the Renaissance to the present; - the key literary genres (poetry, prose, and drama); - a range of techniques, tools and terms useful in the analysis of literature; - critical and theoretical approaches to literature. It is designed to improve close critical reading skills and evidence-based discussion; encourage reflection on texts' themes, issues and historical contexts; and demonstrate how criticism and literary theories enable richer and more nuanced interpretations. This one-stop resource for beginning students combines a historical survey of English literature with a practical introduction to the main forms of literary writing. Case studies of key texts offer practical demonstrations of the tools and approaches discussed. Guided further reading and a glossary of terms used provide further support for the student. Introducing a wide range of literary writing, this is an indispensable guide for any student beginning their study of English Literature, providing the tools, techniques, approaches and terminology needed to succeed at university.

English Literature

English Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317876385
Author: Martin Stephen
Publisher: Routledge
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English Literature by Martin Stephen Book Resume:

Now appearing in its third edition, Martin Stephen's classic text and course companion to English literature has been thoroughly revised and updated, taking account of the changes which have occurred in the subject since publication of the second edition.