Art of English: Literary Creativity

Art of English: Literary Creativity

by Sharon Goodman
     
 

ISBN-10: 140398560X

ISBN-13: 9781403985606

Pub. Date: 08/22/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This volume provides a critical examination of texts which can be considered "literary". What distinguishes some texts as "art"? To answer questions such as these, the book ranges across creative texts produced for public consumption, from poetry, drama, and fiction to performance art and online literature. It provides a lively and accessible introduction to

Overview

This volume provides a critical examination of texts which can be considered "literary". What distinguishes some texts as "art"? To answer questions such as these, the book ranges across creative texts produced for public consumption, from poetry, drama, and fiction to performance art and online literature. It provides a lively and accessible introduction to stylistic, semiotic, and multimodal analysis drawing on work in literature and media studies, performance studies, linguistics and anthropology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403985606
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/22/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.67(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Literature and Creativity in English--J.Maybin & M.Pearce
• Poetic Language--J.Thornborrow
• Plot and Characterisation--K.O'Halloran
• Text and Performance--J.Swann
• The Art of Translation--A.Magyar
• Word and Image--S.Goodman
• Literature and Technology--S.Goodman
• The Literary Mind--K.O'Halloran
• Readers and Writers--T.Lillis
• References
• Acknowledgements
• Index

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