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  • Publisher : The Open University
  • Release : 08 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9781473006355
  • Page : 103 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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This 15-hour free course considered some of the different ways of reading Great Expectations, based on the type of genre to which the book belongs.

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Approaching Literature

Approaching Literature
  • Author : Peter Schakel,Jack Ridl
  • Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release Date : 2007-12-24
  • ISBN : 0312452837
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Developed by authors with more than 50 years of teaching experience between them, Approaching Literature has been designed as a true alternative to more traditional literature anthologies. The authors conceived this anthology with three principles in mind: (1) that exposing students to the widest array of literature can help every one find common ground with that literature; (2) that contemporary literary works can serve as entry points to reading and appreciating the canonical literature that students often find unfamiliar, intimidating, and sometimes irrelevant;

Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations

Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations
  • Author : The Open University
  • Publisher : The Open University
  • Release Date : 2022-08-08
  • ISBN : 9781473006355
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This 15-hour free course considered some of the different ways of reading Great Expectations, based on the type of genre to which the book belongs.

The Realist Novel

The Realist Novel
  • Author : Dennis Walder
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-08-18
  • ISBN : 9781134779130
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This book guides the student through the fundamentals of this enduring literary form. By using carefully selected novels and discussing a wide range of authors including Emily Dickinson and John Kincaid, the authors provide a lively examination of the particular themes and modes of realist novels of the period. This is the only book currently available to provide such a wide range of primary and secondary material and is the prefect resource for a literature degree.

Literature and Gender

Literature and Gender
  • Author : Lizbeth Goodman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781135636005
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Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, including: feminity versus creativity in women's lives and writing the construction of female characters autobiography and fiction the gendering of language the interaction of race, class and gender within writing, reading and

Approaching the Hunger Games Trilogy

Approaching the Hunger Games Trilogy
  • Author : Tom Henthorne
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2012-07-12
  • ISBN : 9780786493234
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This book addresses Suzanne Collins’s work from a number of literary and cultural perspectives in an effort to better understand both its significance and its appeal. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to the Hunger Games trilogy, drawing from literary studies, psychology, gender studies, media studies, philosophy, and cultural studies. An analytical rather than evaluative work, it dispenses with extended theoretical discussions and academic jargon. Assuming that readers are familiar with the entire trilogy, the book also avoids plot summary

Approaching the Bible as Literature

Approaching the Bible as Literature
  • Author : Thomas E. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781498281553
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What do you think the Bible says? How does the way the Bible is written affect its meaning? Here is a concise introduction that invites you to interact with the primary text. Interspersed with brief explanations of biblical background and writing techniques are thought-provoking questions about specific readings with space provided for response. This user-engaging approach is enhanced by its sensitivity to readers across the spectrum of belief, from atheist to devout believer. So whether you come to the subject

Romantic Writings

Romantic Writings
  • Author : Stephen Bygrave
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : 041513577X
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Romantic Writingsis an ideal introduction to the phenomenon of Romanticism. It looks at the body of work from between 1780 and 1830 in both poetry and prose and offers and invaluable discussion of the important issues surrounding it.

Literary Texts and the Roman Historian

Literary Texts and the Roman Historian
  • Author : David Potter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-07-22
  • ISBN : 9781134962334
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Literary Texts and the Roman Historian looks at literary texts from the Roman Empire which depict actual events. It examines the ways in which these texts were created, disseminated and read. Beside covering the major Roman historical authors such as Livy and Tacitus, he also considers the contributions of authors in other genres like: * Cicero * Lucian * Aulus Gellius. Literary Texts and the Roman Historian provides an accessible and concise introduction to the complexities of Roman historiography.

Literary Texts and the Greek Historian

Literary Texts and the Greek Historian
  • Author : Christopher Pelling
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-01-22
  • ISBN : 9781134906390
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Law's Sacrifice

Law's Sacrifice
  • Author : Brian W. Nail,Jeffrey A. Ellsworth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-17
  • ISBN : 9780429602115
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This volume examines the relationship between law and sacrifice as a crucial nexus for theorizing the dynamics of creation, destruction, transcendence, and violence within the philosophical and legal discourse of western society. At a time of populist political unrest, what philosophical and theoretical resources are available for conceptualizing the discontent that seems to emanate from practically every sphere of society? What narrative strategies have been employed within literary, theological, philosophical, and legal discourse to tame or mystify human violence? Engaging

Approaching Postcolonial and Psychoanalytic Criticism in Literary Studies: An Illustration of an Analysis of a Malaysian Novel

Approaching Postcolonial and Psychoanalytic Criticism in Literary Studies: An Illustration of an Analysis of a Malaysian Novel
  • Author : Subarna Sivapalan
  • Publisher : PartridgeIndia
  • Release Date : 2014-01-08
  • ISBN : 9781482893700
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This book is a contribution to the growing body of work on identity studies. It encompasses the analysis of common themes found in many Malaysian novels, i.e. identity and the self. These themes are examined through postcolonial and psychoanalytical lenses. The book provides an illustration of the intricacies that go into the analysis of identity and sense of self, as well as the manner in which textual studies and analysis is conceptualized and carried out. It is hoped that

Approaching Yehud

Approaching Yehud
  • Author : Jon L. Berquist
  • Publisher : Society of Biblical Lit
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 9781589831452
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The long-held view that the Persian period in Israel (known as Yehud) was a historically derivative era that engendered little theological or literary innovation has been replaced in recent decades by an appreciation for the importance of the Persian period for understanding Israel's literature, religion, and sense of identity. A new image of Yehud is emerging that has shifted the focus from viewing the postexilic period as a staging ground for early Judaism or Christianity to dealing with Yehud on

Approaching the Bible as Literature

Approaching the Bible as Literature
  • Author : Thomas E. Schmidt
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781498281560
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What do you think the Bible says? How does the way the Bible is written affect its meaning? Here is a concise introduction that invites you to interact with the primary text. Interspersed with brief explanations of biblical background and writing techniques are thought-provoking questions about specific readings with space provided for response. This user-engaging approach is enhanced by its sensitivity to readers across the spectrum of belief, from atheist to devout believer. So whether you come to the subject

Beowulf

Beowulf
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01
  • ISBN : 9780486111100
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Finest heroic poem in Old English celebrates the exploits of Beowulf, a young nobleman of southern Sweden. Combines myth, Christian and pagan elements, and history into a powerful narrative. Genealogies.

Ambient Literature

Ambient Literature
  • Author : Tom Abba,Jonathan Dovey,Kate Pullinger
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • ISBN : 9783030414566
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This book considers how a combination of place-based writing and location responsive technologies produce new kinds of literary experiences. Building on the work done in the Ambient Literature Project (2016–2018), this books argues that these encounters constitute new literary forms, in which the authored text lies at the heart of an embodied and mediated experience. The visual, sonic, social and historic resources of place become the elements of a live and emergent mise-en-scène. Specific techniques of narration, including hallucination, memory,