The literature student's survival kit : what every reader needs to know
The Literature Student's Survival Kit gives students embarking on a literature degree all the background information they need to stay afloat. It brings together the essential biblical, classical, historical, and academic material in a one-stop reference book that includes: An overview of the Bible, its books, characters, episodes, and places, A guide to classical mythology, Timelines that situate literary figures in relation to historical events and key social, cultural, and linguistic changes, Information on individuals, events, movements, and concepts that had an impact on the literature of each period, A useful selection of maps, A glossary of literary terms, with a separate section on poetry, Advice on how to handle essays and exams at university level. Written in a clear and accessible style, The Literature Student's Survival Kit will enable students to approach their studies with confidence.
Print Book, English, ©2006
Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, ©2006