An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory by Andrew Bennett,Nicholas Royle

By Andrew Bennett,Nicholas Royle

Lively, unique and hugely readable, An creation to Literature, feedback and conception is the fundamental consultant to literary experiences. beginning at ‘The starting’ and concluding with ‘The End’, chapters diversity from the well-known, resembling ‘Character’, ‘Narrative’ and ‘The Author’, to the more odd, corresponding to ‘Secrets’, ‘Pleasure’ and ‘Ghosts’. Now in its 5th version, Bennett and Royle’s vintage textbook effectively illuminates advanced rules by means of attractive without delay with literary works, in order that a examining of Jane Eyre opens up methods of considering racial distinction, for instance, whereas Chaucer, Raymond Chandler and Monty Python are all invoked in a dialogue of literature and laughter.


The 5th version has been revised all through and comprises 4 new chapters – ‘Feelings’, ‘Wounds’, ‘Body’ and ‘Love’ – to include fascinating fresh advancements in literary reviews. as well as extra interpreting sections on the finish of every bankruptcy, the publication includes a entire bibliography and a thesaurus of key literary phrases.


A breath of unpolluted air in a box which may frequently appear dry and dauntingly theoretical, this publication will open the reader’s eyes to the exhilarating probabilities of studying and learning literature.

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