Doing English presents the ideas and debates that shape how we `do' English today, explaining arguments about the value of literature, the canon, Shakespeare, theory, politics and the subject itself.
In his lucid and engaging style, Robert Eaglestone:
This popular and classic guide has been fully updated throughout to take account of recent research, educational changes and current events, and it now includes a chapter called `Why Study English?' - showing how and why the skills taught by English are transferable to a range of careers. This immensely readable book is the ideal introduction to studying English Literature.
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Robert Eaglestone is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is widely published and has advised a range of government bodies and exam boards. In 2014, he won a HEA National Teaching Fellowship.
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