Get Set for English Literature
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Get Set for English Literature by David Amigoni
Book DescriptionThis introduction to the core areas of English Literature is combined with a helpful study skills guide. It provides students with the knowledge and essential skills to communicate effectively and participate fully in their degree course. Written in a lucid manner by two experienced lecturers in the subject, the book places special emphasis on what it will feel like to adjust to new environments and new intellectual expectations. Get Set for English Literature * Demonstrates the richness of studying English Literature. * Outlines the forms of learning and teaching from the lecture to individual supervision. * Describes specific courses in English Literature, from Shakespeare to contemporary fiction, including literary criticism and literary theory. * Introduces key study skills such as reading, getting the most from lectures and tutorials, time management, essay writing and assessment. * Includes a guide to further reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748615377
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Amigoni
Victorian Literature, Paperback (March 2011)
The work of Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Oscar Wilde, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning, Thomas Hardy, Thomas Carlyle and Mathew Arnold are explored in relation to ideas about fiction, journalism, drama, poetry, new women, gothic, horror and the Victorian sage.
Colonies, Cults and Evolution, Paperback (February 2011)
A fascinating study of the intellectual links between evolutionary science and literature.
English Novel and Prose Narrative, Paperback (March 2000)
The English Novel and Prose Narrative provides an astute, wide-ranging and accessible critical introduction to the English novel and short fiction, and explores the novel's relations to narrative forms such as biography and autobiography.
Voyage of the Beagle, Paperback (May 1996)» View all books by David Amigoni
This journal takes the reader from the coasts and interiors of South America to the South Sea Islands. It displays Darwin's speculative mind at work, posing searching questions about the complex relations between the Earth's structure, animal forms, anthropology and the origins of life itself.
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Author Biography - David Amigoni
David Amigoni is Professor of Victorian Literature at Keele University. He is the author of The English Novel and Prose Narrative (Edinburgh University Press, 2000) and Victorian Biography: Intellectuals and the Ordering of Discourse (Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992). He is co-editor, with Jeff Wallace, of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species': New Interdisciplinary Essays (Manchester UP, 1995), and co-editor, with Paul Barlow and Colin Trodd, of Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (Ashgate, 1999).
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