'Exactly what students need.' – Times Education Supplement
‘Excellent […] Thought-provoking and accessible.' – The English and Media Magazine
'Doing English does English proud ... This is essential reading for students intending to study English to degree level – and for all those preparing for the challenges of new AS/A2.’ – Adrian Beard, Gosforth High School, UK
‘A valuable, original book. I know of no other that prepares students for higher education in this way.’ – Peter Childs, University of Gloucestershire, UK
Aimed at students of English Literature in their final year of secondary education or beginning degrees, this immensely readable book is the ideal introduction to studying English Literature.
Doing English presents the ideas and debates that shape how we ‘do’ English today, covering arguments about the value of literature, the canon, Shakespeare, theory, politics and the future of the subject.
In his lucid and engaging style, Robert Eaglestone:
Practical and provocative, the third edition of this classic guide is fully updated, including new material on English assessment objectives and a new chapter on creative writing.Biografía del autor:
Robert Eaglestone is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Series Editor of Routledge Critical Thinkers.
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Buchbeschreibung Taylor & Francis Ltd. Jun 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 198x130x22 mm. Neuware - The ideal introduction to studying English literature, Doing English:\*explains what 'doing English' really means\*introduces current ideas about literature, contexts and interpretations\*bridges the gap between 'traditional' and 'theoretical' approaches to literature, showing why English has had to change and what those changes mean for students of the subject.Doing English deals with the exciting new ideas and contentious debates that make up English today, covering a broad range of issues from the history of literary studies and the canon to Shakespeare, politics and the future of English. The second edition has been revised throughout and includes a new chapter on narrative. Robert Eaglestone's refreshingly clear explanations and advice make this volume essential reading for all those planning to 'do English' at advanced or degree level. 208 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780415496742