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An introduction to literature, criticism and theory

Author: Andrew Bennett; Nicholas Royle
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson Education, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to literary studies. This edition includes chapters on: creative writing, literature and film, war, monsters, mutants and the inhuman.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Bennett; Nicholas Royle
ISBN: 0582822955 9780582822955
OCLC Number: 59264140
Notes: Previous edition: London: Prentice Hall, 1999.
Description: 336 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The beginning 2 Readers and reading 3 The author 4 The text and the world 5 The uncanny 6 Monuments 7 Narrative 8 Character 9 Voice 10 Figures and tropes 11 Creative writing 12 Laughter 13 The tragic 14 History 15 Me 16 Ghosts 17 Moving pictures 18 Sexual difference 19 God 20 Ideology 21 Desire 22 Queer 23 Suspense 24 Racial difference 25 The colony 26 Mutant 27 The performative 28 Secrets 29 The postmodern 30 Pleasure 31 War 32 The end Glossary Select bibliography of other introductory texts and reference works Literary works discussed Bibliography of critical and theoretical works
Responsibility: Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle.
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