THE ART OF WRITING ENGLISH LITERATURE ESSAYS

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The Art Of Writing English Literature Essays

Author : Michael Meally
ISBN : 099307782X
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This updated and expanded version for the new A-level specifications features extra sections on tragedy, comedy, stagecraft in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and advice on how to analyse an extract from a Shakespeare play. Whatever texts you're studying, the book will help you achieve top grades in A-level Literature. Featuring detailed analysis of a rich and eclectic mix of canonical A-level texts, from 'King Lear' to 'Frankenstein' and 'The Great Gatsby', 'The Art of Writing English Literature Essays' covers everything you need to know to master high level literary discussion. Written in a lively, engaging style, the book takes readers through the art of close reading, through planning and writing essays and on to the tricky arts of using critics and contexts effectively. A book on how to read Literature, as well as how to write about it, 'The Art of Writing English Literature Essays' will help you to reach the highest grades.
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Essays And Lectures On English Literature

Author : Charles Kingsley
ISBN : 8171415075
Genre : English literature
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Contents: The Stage as it was Once, Thoughts on Shelley and Byron, Alexander Smith and Alexander Pope, Tennyson, Burns and his School, The Poetry of Sacred and Legendary Art, On English Composition, On English Literature, Grots and Groves, Hours with the Mystics, Frederick Dension Maurice (In Memoriam), Phaethon; or; Loose Thoughts for Loose Thinkers, 1952).
Category: English literature

Essay Collection

Author : C. S. Lewis
ISBN : 0007136544
Genre : Literary Collections
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A collection of philosophical and literary essays by C.S. Lewis, plus all his short stories, brought together in a substantial paperback volume. As well as his many books, letters and poems, C.S. Lewis also wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defence of faith, but also on various ethical issues and on the nature of literature and story-telling. This first volume (of two) collects together all Lewis's essays on general subjects. Grouped together by topic, there are over 60 pieces of writing, covering English and literature, education and history, and philosophical thoughts. The book also includes all his fictional short stories.
Category: Literary Collections

All Art Is Propaganda

Author : George Orwell
ISBN : 0547417756
Genre : Literary Collections
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As a critic, George Orwell cast a wide net. Equally at home discussing Charles Dickens and Charlie Chaplin, he moved back and forth across the porous borders between essay and journalism, high art and low. A frequent commentator on literature, language, film, and drama throughout his career, Orwell turned increasingly to the critical essay in the 1940s, when his most important experiences were behind him and some of his most incisive writing lay ahead. All Art Is Propaganda follows Orwell as he demonstrates in piece after piece how intent analysis of a work or body of work gives rise to trenchant aesthetic and philosophical commentary. With masterpieces such as "Politics and the English Language" and "Rudyard Kipling" and gems such as "Good Bad Books," here is an unrivaled education in, as George Packer puts it, "how to be interesting, line after line."
Category: Literary Collections

Literary Essays Of Ezra Pound

Author : Ezra Pound
ISBN : 0811201570
Genre : Literary Collections
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The contemporary significance and permanent value of Pound's criticism are revealed in these collected essays and reviews
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Understanding The Essay

Author : Patricia Foster
ISBN : 9781554810208
Genre : Literary Collections
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This is a book on how to read the essay, one that demonstrates how reading is inextricably tied to the art of writing. It aims to treat the essay with the close attention that has been given to other literary genres, and in doing so it suggests the beauty and depth of the form as a whole. At once personal appreciations and acute critical assessments, the pieces collected here broaden our perspective on the essay as a major literary art, tracing its history from William Hazlitt to Joan Didion.
Category: Literary Collections

Writing Essays In English Language And Linguistics

Author : Neil Murray
ISBN : 9780521111195
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A comprehensive and very readable resource to help students of English language and linguistics write essays, projects and reports.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Selected Essays

Author : Virginia Woolf
ISBN : 9780191623318
Genre : Literary Collections
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'A good essay must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in, not out.' According to Virginia Woolf, the goal of the essay 'is simply that it should give pleasure...It should lay us under a spell with its first word, and we should only wake, refreshed, with its last.' One of the best practitioners of the art she analysed so rewardingly, Woolf displayed her essay-writing skills across a wide range of subjects, with all the craftsmanship, substance, and rich allure of her novels. This selection brings together thirty of her best essays, including the famous 'Mr Bennett and Mrs Brown', a clarion call for modern fiction. She discusses the arts of writing and of reading, and the particular role and reputation of women writers. She writes movingly about her father and the art of biography, and of the London scene in the early decades of the twentieth century. Overall, these pieces are as indispensable to an understanding of this great writer as they are enchanting in their own right. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Category: Literary Collections

Icse Art Of Effective English Writing Class Ix And X

Author : Meena Singh & O.P. Singh
ISBN : 9788121921305
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Extensive use through examples to illustrate different types of composition 2. Suggested outline of important essays 3. ICSE Question Papers & ISC Question Papers fully solved 4. Answer to all exercises in grammar 5. Letters (Personal & Official) 6. Comprehension & Summary Writing
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines