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How to read literature

Author: Terry Eagleton
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be full of concealed loathing, resentment and aggression?In this accessible and delightfully entertaining book, Terry Eagleton addresses these intriguing questions and a host of others. How to Read Literature is the book of choice for students new to the study of literature and for all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
How to read literature.
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2013]
(OCoLC)841809578
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton
ISBN: 9780300190960 0300190964
OCLC Number: 813393394
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 216 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Openings --
Character --
Narrative --
Interpretation --
Value.
Responsibility: Terry Eagleton.

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