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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