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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvan Barnet; William E Cain
ISBN: 0321330730 9780321330734
OCLC Number: 62128347
Description: xx, 380 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. JUMPING IN. 1. What is Literature, and Why Write About It?2. The Writer as Reader: Reading and Responding. 3. The Reader as Writer: Drafting and Writing. 4. Two Forms of Criticism: Explication and Analysis. 5. Other Kinds of Writing About Literature. II. STANDING BACK: THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT LITERATURE. 6. Literature, Form, and Meaning 7. What Is Interpretation? 8. What Is Evaluation? 9. Writing About Literature: An Overview. III. UP CLOSE: THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT LITERARY FORMS. 10. Writing About Fiction: The World of the Story. 11. Writing About Drama. 12. Writing About Poetry. 13. Writing About an Author in Depth. IV. INSIDE: STYLE, FORMAT, AND SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS. 14. Style and Format. 15. Writing a Research Paper. Appendix A: Two Stories. James Joyce, Araby. Eudora Welty, A Worn Path. Appendix B: Literary Research: Print and Electronic Resources. Appendix C: Glossary of Literary Terms.
Series Title: Short guide series
Responsibility: Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain.

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