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The Literature Student s Survival Kit: What Every Reader Needs to Know (Hardback)

Ian Littlewood

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ISBN 10: 1405122846 / ISBN 13: 9781405122849
Edité par John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Who was Jezebel? What was the Wooden Horse? When was the Enlightenment? Who were the Luddites? And what is blank verse? The Literature Student s Survival Kit gives students about to embark on a literature degree all the background information they need to stay afloat. * Designed to help literature students stay afloat in their studies * Brings together the biblical, classical, historical and academic information that literature students need * Provides an overview of the Bible, its books, characters, episodes and places. * Contains a guide to classical mythology * Features timelines that situate literary figures in relation to historical events and key social, cultural and linguistic changes * Presents essential information on individuals, events, movements, and concepts that had an impact on the literature of each period * Includes glossaries of literary and critical terms, and a list of key literary critics * Offers advice on how to write essays and how to avoid common linguistic and stylistic errors * Enables students to approach their studies with self-assurance. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9781405122849

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Titre : The Literature Student s Survival Kit: What ...

Éditeur : John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2006

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

Edition : Student.

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Who was Jezebel? What was the Wooden Horse? When was the Enlightenment? Who were the Luddites? And what is blank verse? The Literature Student’s Survival Kit gives students about to embark on a literature degree all the background information they need to stay afloat.

  • Designed to help literature students stay afloat in their studies
  • Brings together the biblical, classical, historical and academic information that literature students need
  • Provides an overview of the Bible, its books, characters, episodes and places.
  • Contains a guide to classical mythology
  • Features timelines that situate literary figures in relation to historical events and key social, cultural and linguistic changes
  • Presents essential information on individuals, events, movements, and concepts that had an impact on the literature of each period
  • Includes glossaries of literary and critical terms, and a list of key literary critics
  • Offers advice on how to write essays and how to avoid common linguistic and stylistic errors
  • Enables students to approach their studies with self-assurance.

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Who was Absalom? What was Deism? When was the Industrial Revolution? How do you tell a strong rhyme from a weak? And what do you do when panic sets in at the approach of exams?

The Literature Student’s Survival Kit gives students embarking on a literature degree all the background information they need to stay afloat. It brings together the essential biblical, classical, historical, and academic material in a one-stop reference book that includes:


  • An overview of the Bible, its books, characters, episodes, and places.
  • A guide to classical mythology
  • Timelines that situate literary figures in relation to historical events and key social, cultural, and linguistic changes
  • Information on individuals, events, movements, and concepts that had an impact on the literature of each period
  • A glossary of literary terms, with a separate section on poetry
  • Advice on how to handle essays and exams at university level.

Written in a clear and accessible style, The Literature Student’s Survival Kit will enable students to approach their studies with confidence.

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