Reader S Guide To Literature In English
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📒Reader S Guide To Literature In English ✍ Mark Hawkins-Dady
✏Reader s Guide to Literature in English Book Summary : Reader's Guide Literature in English provides expert guidance to, and critical analysis of, the vast number of books available within the subject of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon times to the current American, British and Commonwealth scene. It is designed to help students, teachers and librarians choose the most appropriate books for research and study.
📒A Reader S Guide To Literary Terms ✍ Karl E. Beckson
✏A Reader s Guide to Literary Terms Book Summary : Edition for 1975 published under title: Literary terms.
📒The Oxford Guide To Literature In English Translation ✍ Peter France
✏The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation Book Summary : Translation has been a crucial process in world culture over the past two millennia and more. In the English-speaking cultures many of the most important texts are translations, from Homer to Beckett, the Bible to Freud. Although recent years have seen a boom in translation studies, there has been no comprehensive yet convenient guide to this essential element of literature in English. Written by eminent scholars from many countries, the Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation meets this need and will be essential reading for all students of English and comparative literature. It highlights the place of translation in our culture, encouraging awareness of the issues raised, making the translator more visible. Concentrating on major writers and works, it covers translations out of many languages, from Greek to Korean, from Swahili to Russian. For some works (e.g. Virgil's Aeneid) which have been much translated, the discussion is historical and critical, showing how translation has evolved over the centuries and bringing out the differences between versions. Elsewhere, with less familiar literatures, the Guide examines the extent to which translation has done justice to the range of work available. The Guide is divided into two parts. Part I contains substantial essays on theoretical questions, a pioneering outline of the history of translation into English, and discussions of the problems raised by specific types of text (e.g. poetry, oralliterature). The second, much longer, part consists of entries grouped by language of origin; some are devoted to individual texts (e.g. the Thousand and One Nights) or writers (e.g. Ibsen, Proust), but the majority offer a critical overview of a genre (e.g. Chinese poetry, Spanish Golden Age drama) or of a national literature (e.g. Hungarian, Scottish Gaelic). There is a selective bibliography for each entry and an index of authors and translators.
📒A Reader S Guide To West Indian And Black British Literature ✍ David Dabydeen
✏A Reader s Guide to West Indian and Black British Literature Book Summary :
📒A Reader S Guide To James Joyce ✍ William York Tindall
✏A Reader s Guide to James Joyce Book Summary : First published in 1959, William York Tindall's Reader's Guide is still considered to be the best introduction to the complex writings of James Joyce. From Dubliners to Finnegans Wake, Tindall's knowledge is as comprehensive as it is authoritative.
📒A Reader S Guide To Contemporary Literary Theory ✍ Raman Selden
✏A Reader s Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory Book Summary : The fifth edition of this reader's guide remains true to the ideals of previous editions, providing a concise guide to contemporary literary theories. The book covers a vast range of differing forms of English literature.
📒A Reader S Guide To Westindian And Black British Literature ✍ David Dabydeen
✏A Reader s Guide to Westindian and Black British Literature Book Summary : An invaluable aid for teachers and stimulating study for the general reader, now in its second and updated edition.
📒A Reader S Guide To The Twentieth Century Novel In Britain ✍ Randall Stevenson
✏A Reader s Guide to the Twentieth century Novel in Britain Book Summary : The novel is the major literary phenomenon of the twentieth century, and its development in Britain since 1900 has reflected the tumultuous changes that have characterized modern society. Randall Stevenson now presents an accessible and authoritative guide to the work of th ecentury's leading novelists as well as many of its lesser known writers. In this stimulating and wide-ranging account, Stevenson locates the work of individual writers, from Conrad to Jeanette Winterson, within an evolving literary history and the wider context of social, political, and cultural change. Included are British writers working in exile and writers with origins elsewhere, such as James and Rushdie, who have chosen to work in Britain. Women novelists are accorded their rightful prominence. This clear and lively survey deals with a broad range of movements, including modernism and postmodernism, as well as the influence of other world literatures and the impact of two world wars. An ideal text, this is a 'guide' in the best sense—concise and lucid, well-informed and perceptive. Readers new to the field will appreciate Stevenson's clear direction, while the experienced will be delighted by newly revealed connections and fresh perspectives.
📒A Reader S Guide To Dylan Thomas ✍ William York Tindall
✏A Reader s Guide to Dylan Thomas Book Summary : Dylan Thomas is one of the most brilliant and difficult of modem poets. Pantheist, surrealist, bard, his extraordinary poems present problems for even the most expert reader. Thomas, like Joyce, is a writer who almost demands acts of exegesis. A friend of Thomas and one of the leading experts in the country on modern writing, William York Tindall brings both enormous erudition and high literary sensitivity to his poem-by-poem analysis of the great Welsh poet's verse.
📒Reader S Guide To British History ✍ D. M. Loades
✏Reader s Guide to British History Book Summary : "A masterful attempt to describe the historical secondary literature of the British Isles -- from prehistory to the present day -- the set is comprised of substantial essays of 1,000 to 3,000 words each on a wide array of subjects -- all written by pre-eminent scholars in language accessible to beginning students and advanced researchers. Each listed essay title is given a thorough annotation."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004.