This is Importance: A students' guide to literature

This is Importance: A students' guide to literature

by Gregory Betts (Editor)

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Overview


Poet, novelist and teacher Gregory Betts has an ear for a well-turned phrase and an eye for captivating errors. In this highly amusing collection, Betts has pulled together some of the best misinterpretations of literature that he has come across in his years of grading papers. With an introduction on the importance of learning through error in education and a full complement of confusions on authors, styles and the point of reading literature, this book will delight English teachers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894987752
Publisher: Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 3.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Gregory Betts is an award-winning author, editor and professor at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. He has been teaching literature for a dozen years now at four different universities in Canada and Germany. He has published five books of poetry, edited five books of experimental Canadian writing, and recently published Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations. He is currently the Director of the Centre for Canadian Studies and Graduate Program Director of Canadian and American Studies at Brock.

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