Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/345326
Title:
Studying English literature
Authors:
Chantler, Ashley ( 0000-0002-3671-5847 ) ; Higgins, David
Abstract:
Studying English Literature offers a link between pre-degree study and undergraduate study by introducing students to: the history of English literature from the Renaissance to the present; the key literary genres (poetry, prose, and drama); a range of techniques, tools and terms useful in the analysis of literature; critical and theoretical approaches to literature. It is designed to improve close critical reading skills and evidence-based discussion; encourage reflection on texts' themes, issues and historical contexts; and demonstrate how criticism and literary theories enable richer and more nuanced interpretations. This one-stop resource for beginning students combines a historical survey of English literature with a practical introduction to the main forms of literary writing. Case studies of key texts offer practical demonstrations of the tools and approaches discussed. Guided further reading and a glossary of terms used provide further support for the student. Introducing a wide range of literary writing, this is an indispensable guide for any student beginning their study of English Literature, providing the tools, techniques, approaches and terminology needed to succeed at university.
Affiliation:
University of Chester ; University of Leeds
Citation:
Ashley Chantler, & David Higgins (Eds.), Studying English literature (London: Continuum, 2010).
Publisher:
Continuum
Publication Date:
2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/345326
Additional Links:
http://www.continuumbooks.com; http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/studying-english-literature-9780826497505/
Type:
Book
Language:
en
Description:
This book chapter is not available through ChesterRep.
ISBN:
9780826497505
Appears in Collections:
English

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dc.contributor.authorChantler, Ashleyen
dc.contributor.authorHiggins, Daviden
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-25T13:58:21Zen
dc.date.available2015-02-25T13:58:21Zen
dc.date.issued2010en
dc.identifier.citationAshley Chantler, & David Higgins (Eds.), Studying English literature (London: Continuum, 2010).en
dc.identifier.isbn9780826497505en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/345326en
dc.descriptionThis book chapter is not available through ChesterRep.en
dc.description.abstractStudying English Literature offers a link between pre-degree study and undergraduate study by introducing students to: the history of English literature from the Renaissance to the present; the key literary genres (poetry, prose, and drama); a range of techniques, tools and terms useful in the analysis of literature; critical and theoretical approaches to literature. It is designed to improve close critical reading skills and evidence-based discussion; encourage reflection on texts' themes, issues and historical contexts; and demonstrate how criticism and literary theories enable richer and more nuanced interpretations. This one-stop resource for beginning students combines a historical survey of English literature with a practical introduction to the main forms of literary writing. Case studies of key texts offer practical demonstrations of the tools and approaches discussed. Guided further reading and a glossary of terms used provide further support for the student. Introducing a wide range of literary writing, this is an indispensable guide for any student beginning their study of English Literature, providing the tools, techniques, approaches and terminology needed to succeed at university.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherContinuumen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.continuumbooks.comen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/studying-english-literature-9780826497505/en
dc.subjectEnglish literatureen
dc.titleStudying English literatureen
dc.typeBooken
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chester ; University of Leedsen
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