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The Literature Reader – Key Thinkers on Key Topics (Print)

176 pages


1-9 copies: £20 each; 10-99 copies: £10 each; 100+ copies: £8 each
ISBN: 978-1-906101657 Download sample PDF

Eighteen chapters by leading academics and practitioners on key aspects of English Literature to inform, engage and pique the interest of A Level students. A perfect overview of the subject for advanced level students, first year undergraduates and the general reader. 

Foreword by John Mullan

  • Robert Eaglestone: What is English Literature?
  • Judy Simons: The Critical Essay
  • Peter Barry: Reading in Context
  • Michael Rosen: Poetry – A Conversation Across Time
  • Emma Smith: Shakespeare and Historical Context
  • Jenny Stevens: The Rise of the Novel in the 18th and 19th Centuries
  • Malcolm Hebron: The Romantics
  • Stephen Donovan: Modernism
  • Sean McEvoy: Modern Drama in Britain and Ireland – The European Influence
  • Pamela Bickley: The Novel in the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Nicolas Tredell: Declaration and Dream: American Literature 1776-2018
  • Leila Kamali: Postcolonialism
  • Andrew Michael Hurley: Gothic and the Supernatural
  • Nathan Waddell: Dystopia 
  • Christopher Pittard: Crime 
  • Chris Power: The Short Story
  • Nicolas Tredell: ‘Isms’ and the Critical Reader
  • Andrew McCallum: Experimental Literature Past, Present and Future
Resource type: Paperback student book

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