By Andrew Bennett,Nicholas Royle
Lively, unique and hugely readable, An advent to Literature, feedback and conception is the fundamental consultant to literary experiences. beginning at ‘The starting’ and concluding with ‘The End’, chapters variety from the well-known, comparable to ‘Character’, ‘Narrative’ and ‘The Author’, to the more odd, equivalent to ‘Secrets’, ‘Pleasure’ and ‘Ghosts’. Now in its 5th variation, Bennett and Royle’s vintage textbook effectively illuminates advanced principles by means of enticing at once with literary works, in order that a studying of Jane Eyre opens up methods of brooding about racial distinction, for instance, whereas Chaucer, Raymond Chandler and Monty Python are all invoked in a dialogue of literature and laughter.
The 5th version has been revised all through and contains 4 new chapters – ‘Feelings’, ‘Wounds’, ‘Body’ and ‘Love’ – to include interesting fresh advancements in literary reviews. as well as extra analyzing sections on the finish of every bankruptcy, the ebook incorporates a finished bibliography and a word list of key literary phrases.
A breath of clean air in a box which could frequently appear dry and dauntingly theoretical, this e-book will open the reader’s eyes to the exhilarating probabilities of interpreting and learning literature.
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