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

By Andrew Bennett,Nicholas Royle

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


The 5th version has been revised all through and contains 4 new chapters – ‘Feelings’, ‘Wounds’, ‘Body’ and ‘Love’ – to include fascinating contemporary advancements in literary reports. as well as extra analyzing sections on the finish of every bankruptcy, the publication encompasses a finished bibliography and a thesaurus of key literary phrases.


A breath of clean air in a box that could frequently appear dry and dauntingly theoretical, this booklet will open the reader’s eyes to the exhilarating chances of interpreting and learning literature.

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