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Mastering English Literature Richard Gill

Mastering English Literature par Richard Gill

Mastering English Literature Richard Gill


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Résumé

The third edition of this leading text provides a comprehensive guide to literary study. Emphasis has been placed on contextualizing literature and this updated version takes these changes into account by incorporating more material on historical and cultural contexts as well as in-depth discussions on novels, drama and poetry.

Mastering English Literature Résumé

Mastering English Literature Richard Gill

The third edition of this leading text provides a comprehensive guide to literary study. Emphasis has been placed on contextualizing literature and this updated version takes these changes into account by incorporating more material on historical and cultural contexts as well as in-depth discussions on novels, drama and poetry.

Mastering English Literature Avis

'I think students could do with reading a book like this which covers the main ground quickly and simply. It would also do as a 'refresher' book...many books of this kind can be returned to afterwards for a 'remind read.' - Martin Coyle, Chair of English Literature, Cardiff University, UK

À propos de Richard Gill

RICHARD GILL teaches English at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College, Leicester, UK, and teaches adults at the University of Leicester. He is the author of Mastering Shakespeare and Mastering the Novels of Jane Austen (with Susan Gregory).

Sommaire

Introduction.- PART 1: THE NOVEL.- Stories.- Characters.- Narration.- Plot.- Settings.- The Scope of the Novel.- PART 2: DRAMA.- Familiar Drama.- The Language of the Stage.- Plots and Actions.- Characters.- Audience.- Watching and Studying.- PART 3: POETRY.- Valuing, Performing, Hearing.- What Poets Make.- What Poets Think.- What Poets Do: Words and Meanings.- Poetic Shapes and Sounds.- The Work of Poets.- PART 4: GENRE.- Classification.- Tragedy.- Comedy.- Epic.- Lyric.- Satire.- Romance.- Gothic.- Pastoral.- PART 5: CONTEXT.- The Past.- Religion and the Bible.- Classical Civilisation.- Books and Ideas.- The Arts.- Society.- PART 6: INTERPRETATION.- Discovering Meanings.- Internal Interpretation: Narratology, Grammar and Genre.- Internal Interpretation: Formalism.- Theorists and Literary Features.- Debating Interpretations.- External Interpretation: Social.- External Interpretation: Feminism.- External Interpretation: Psychological.- External Interpretation: Ideas.- Issues in Interpretation.- PART 7: THEMES.- The Scope of Literature.- The Living World.- The Four Seasons.- The Earth.- Aspects of Nature.- Ideas about Nature.- Buildings.- Mortality.- The Human Mind and Society.- Love.- War.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Index.

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GOR003512403
9781403944887
1403944881
Mastering English Literature Richard Gill
Occasion - Très bon état
Broché
Macmillan Education UK
2006-07-28
560
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