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Description - Research Methods for English Studies by Gabriele Griffin

Introduces postgraduate students to a range of key research methods Research Methods for English Studies introduces final-year undergraduate, Masters and PhD students to a range of research methods used in the study of English. Each chapter is by an established, research-active academic with extensive experience of the method explored and of supervising research. The book covers both familiar and less common research approaches, including archival methods, auto/biographical methods, creative writing, discourse analysis, ethnographic methods, ICT, interviewing, oral history, quantitative analysis, textual analysis and visual methodologies. A general introduction sets the topic in context. Each chapter then discusses a specific research method, and: explains its relevance to English Studies, with examples of actual research offers practical advice on using the method explores the impact and limitations of the method concludes with suggested further reading.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748621552
ISBN-10: 0748621555
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gabriele Griffin

Gabriele Griffin is Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Hull, where she teaches interdisciplinary studies in the English and Gender Studies departments. She was previously Professor of English at Kingston University.