The Handbook to Literary Research
2nd Revised edition
Handbook to Literary Research by W. R. Owens
Book DescriptionThe Handbook to Literary Research is a practical guide for students embarking on postgraduate work in Literary Studies. It introduces and explains research techniques, methodologies and approaches to information resources, paying careful attention to the differences between countries and institutions, and providing a range of key examples. This fully updated second edition is divided into five sections which cover: tools of the trade - a brand new chapter outlining how to make the most of literary resources textual scholarship and book history - explains key concepts and variations in editing, publishing and bibliography issues and approaches in literary research - presents a critical overview of theoretical approaches essential to literary studies the dissertation - demonstrates how to approach, plan and write this important research exercise glossary - provides comprehensive explanations of key terms, and a checklist of resources. Packed with useful tips and exercises and written by scholars with extensive experience as teachers and researchers in the field, this volume is the ideal Handbook for those beginning postgraduate research in literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415497329
Classification: Literary studies: general , Research methods: general
Format: Hardback (234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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