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Texts and Contexts : Writing About Literature With Critical Theory (Paperback) (Steven Lynn)

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For courses in literary criticism or literary analysis.

Theories and strategies for writing about literature

By considering how adept readers behave and what assumptions they might make while interacting with literary text,Texts and Contexts: Writing About Literature with Critical Theoryteaches students the challenging art of writing about literature. The Seventh Edition provides overviews of literature and how to write about it, as well as critical and literary theory with examples throughout. Students will learn versatile strategies in reading, writing, interpreting data, and constructing arguments that can be applied to virtually any field.  

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  • 0134117255 / 9780134117256  Texts and Contexts: Writing A
Number of Pages: 267
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Steven Lynn
Language: English
Street Date: January 22, 2016
TCIN: 51380995
UPC: 9780134117256
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-9308
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