The Literature Workbook
The Literature Workbook is a practical introductory textbook for literary studies, which can be used either for independent study or as part of a taught class. Laying the ground for further study, The Literature Workbook introduces the beginning student to the essential analytic and interpretative skills that are needed for literary appreciation and evaluation. It also equips the teacher with practical tools and materials for use in seminars or when setting written assessments and projects.
Arranged according to genre and chronology, the chapters acquaint the reader with a range of key figures in English literaure and encourage the reader to think about them in their historical and cultural contexts.
Adopting a user-friendly case-study approach, each chapter contains
* exercises and activities
* discussion hints
* project work
* suggestions for further reading
The Workbook also includes:
* a glossary
* a subject and name index.
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the Italian and
Convention versus originality
From the Elizabethan sonnet to the present
Miltons When I Consider
Shelleys Sonnet to England in 1819
same but different
Activity and project work
DEATH ON STAGE
The artist as dreamer
Characterization through dialogue
Dialogue and wit
The two meanings of fancy
LAUGHTER IN PATRIARCHY
Colonial and patriarchal implications
Lies of Silence
Overige edities - Alles weergeven
Antoinette Austen beauty become beginning chapter characters comedy concerned consider couplet critics dead death described discourse DISCUSSION dream effect Elizabethan English example expression eyes fact feelings final give Hamlet hand head human ideas ideology included Ireland Irish Italy Jane John kill Knightley lady laughter letters lies literary literature lives look lover Lydia Malaprop marry means metaphors miniature Miss Fairfax narrator nature never novel offers particular passage Petrarchan play poem poet poetry point of view political present PROJECT question reader referred Renaissance representation rhyme Rochester says seems seen sense sentence Shakespeare's share silence social sonnet stereotypes story structure suggest talk tell thing thou thought tragedy turn voice walls Wide woman women writers written young