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The English handbook : a guide to literary studies

Author: William Whitla
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The English Handbook: A Guide to Literary Studies is a comprehensive textbook, providing essential practical and analytical reading and writing skills for literature students at all levels. With advice and information on fundamental methods of literary analysis and research, Whitla equips students with the knowledge and tools essential for advanced literary study. Includes traditional close reading strategies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitla, William, 1934-
English handbook.
Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(OCoLC)747305665
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Whitla
ISBN: 9781405183765 9781405183758 1405183764 1405183756
OCLC Number: 312730037
Description: xiii, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
1. What is English and what is literature? --
pt. II. Foundational skills --
2. Reading English : from opening a book to critical analysis --
3. Library research and scholarly method --
4. Writing in English studies --
pt. III. The major genres --
5. Drama --
6. Prose fiction --
7. Poetry --
pt. IV. Theory --
8. Language and literary studies --
9. Recent critical practice --
10. The politics of reading : gender, class, and ethnicity.
Responsibility: William Whitla.

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