Writing about Literature, second edition

Writing about Literature, second edition

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Writing about Literature introduces students to critical reading and writing through a thorough and engaging discussion of the field, but also through exercises, interviews, exemplary student and scholarly essays, and visual material. It offers students an insider's guide to the language, issues, approaches, styles, assumptions, and traditions that inform the writing of successful critical essays, and aims to make student writers a part of the world of professional literary criticism. Much of the discussion is structured around ways to analyze and respond to a single work, Stephen Crane's story qThe Bride Comes to Yellow Sky.q This second edition is updated throughout and includes a new chapter on qReading and Writing About Poetryq; the chapter uses Robert Kroetsch's poem qThis Part of the Countryq as the unit of analysis and includes an interview with the poet about his process.Reading and Writing about Poetry Overview In this chapter youa#39;ll be introduced to important ways of thinking and writing about poetry. Wea#39;ll begin by ... Wea#39;ll employ this tool kit to write, step-by-step, a sample essay on Kroetscha#39;s poem.

Title:Writing about Literature, second edition
Author:W.F. Garrett-Petts
Publisher:Broadview Press - 2013-06-13


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