Studying Literature: The Essential Companion

Studying Literature: The Essential Companion

by Paul Goring, Domhnall Mitchell, Jeremy Hawthorn
     
 

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Studying Literature: The Essential Companion is a unique guide for English undergraduates. It combines practical advice on study skills with key information on literary theories and theorists, offering invaluable support throughout any English degree.

Key Features:

A study skills guide combined with an overview of literary theories makes for a

Overview

Studying Literature: The Essential Companion is a unique guide for English undergraduates. It combines practical advice on study skills with key information on literary theories and theorists, offering invaluable support throughout any English degree.

Key Features:

A study skills guide combined with an overview of literary theories makes for a one-stop reference that can be used throughout your English degree. The study skills section prepares you for your course with advice on using the library for essay writing, and for your exams with tips on revision and preparation. The digital resource section provides information on how to use Google Books and sites such as Facebook, as well as the pros and cons of using Wikipedia. Understanding literary theory is essential to all English degrees and this section outlines the main theories in a clear and comprehensive way. Literary theorists are profiled to ensure that you have a comprehensive grounding in the subject.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Clearly set out and there is likely to be something for everyone in most of the five sections.” —Writing in Education
Writing in Education

Clearly set out and there is likely to be something for everyone in most of the five sections.
Professor M Moran

Excellent introduction to the mechanics of degree-level study of literature - very practical.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340985120
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/15/2010
Series:
Studying... Series, #4
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Hawthorn is Professor of British Literature.

Paul Goring is Professor of British Literature.

Domhnall Mitchell is Professor of American Literature.

All three are at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

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