New PDF release: An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

By Andrew Bennett,Nicholas Royle

ISBN-10: 1138119032

ISBN-13: 9781138119031

ISBN-10: 1138127116

ISBN-13: 9781138127111

Lively, unique and hugely readable, An creation to Literature, feedback and concept is the fundamental consultant to literary reviews. beginning at ‘The starting’ and concluding with ‘The End’, chapters diversity from the common, reminiscent of ‘Character’, ‘Narrative’ and ‘The Author’, to the more odd, reminiscent of ‘Secrets’, ‘Pleasure’ and ‘Ghosts’. Now in its 5th variation, Bennett and Royle’s vintage textbook effectively illuminates complicated principles via attractive at once with literary works, in order that a analyzing of Jane Eyre opens up methods of brooding about racial distinction, for instance, whereas Chaucer, Raymond Chandler and Monty Python are all invoked in a dialogue of literature and laughter.


The 5th variation has been revised all through and comprises 4 new chapters – ‘Feelings’, ‘Wounds’, ‘Body’ and ‘Love’ – to include intriguing fresh advancements in literary experiences. as well as extra analyzing sections on the finish of every bankruptcy, the ebook encompasses a entire bibliography and a thesaurus of key literary phrases.


A breath of clean air in a box that may usually look dry and dauntingly theoretical, this booklet will open the reader’s eyes to the exhilarating chances of examining and learning literature.

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