An Introduction to Literary Studies

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Psychology Press, 2004 - 173 páginas

In this volume, Mario Klarer provides the essential beginner's guide to English literary studies. Offering a concise, easy-to-understand discussion of central issues in the study of literary texts, looking at:

  • definitions of key terms such as 'literature' and 'text'
  • major genres, such as fiction, poetry, drama and film
  • periods and classifications of literature
  • theoretical approaches to texts
  • the use of secondary resources
  • guidelines for writing research essays.

Klarer has fully updated the highly successful first edition to provide greater guidance for online research and to reflect recent changes to MLA guidelines for referencing and quoting sources. He concludes with suggestions for further reading and an extensive glossary of important literary and cinematic terms.

 

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Major genres in textual studies
9
Periods of English literatures
63
Where and how to find secondary literature
97
Suggestions for further reading
117
Glossary of literary and cinematographic terms
131
Notes
157
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Sobre o autor (2004)

Mario Klarer is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Innsbruck.

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