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Literary studies in action

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Routledge , London, New York
English literature -- Study and teac
StatementAlan Durant and Nigel Fabb.
SeriesThe Interface series, Interface (London, England)
ContributionsFabb, Nigel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR33 .D87 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 224 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191726M
ISBN 100415039312, 0415029457
LC Control Number89010465

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It exposes students to theories, ideas, classifications, terminologies, but Manufacturer: Routledge. Get this from a library. Literary studies in action. [Alan Durant; Nigel Fabb] -- A combination of workbook and handbook: instead of just outlining the discipline of literary studies it helps the student to answer questions about its history and current practice.

'Literary Studies in Action is a 'Student's Guide to English Studies' of a totally new kind. It exposes students to theories, ideas, classifications, terminologies, but encourages them to question and explore - rather than to accept the paraphernalia of poetics, criticism and theory on trust.

`This is a text book for the times, which addresses itself brilliantly to the twin phenomena of expanding horizons and diminishing resources of English studies.' - David Lodge `Literary Studies in Action is a `Student's Guide to English Studies' of a totally new kind.

It exposes students to theories, ideas, classifications, terminologies, but.

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“Literary studies were no more than a series of autopsies performed by heartless technicians. Worse than autopsies: biopsies. Vivisection. Even movies, which I love more than anything, more than life itself, they even do it with movies these days.” ― Stephen Fry, Making History.

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first-hand reading of primary texts, this book targets a slightly more advanced audience interested in the scholarly aspects of literature. The book does not include entire literary texts, but rather draws on a number of very short excerpts to illustrate major issues of literary studies as an academic by: This radically original book argues for the power of ordinary language philosophy—a tradition inaugurated by Ludwig Wittgenstein and J.

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In engaging and lucid prose, Toril Moi demonstrates this philosophy’s unique ability to lay bare the connections between words and the world, dispel the notion of literature as a.

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From the ForewordThese pieces are selections from work done in the Thirties, a decade so changeable that I at first thought of assembling them under the title, "While Everything Flows." Their primary interest is in speculation on the nature of linguistic, or symbolic, or literary action--and in a search for more precise ways of locating or defining such action.

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A rmed with more than half a century’s worth of knowledge, experience, the fermentation of ideas and approaches in literary history and criticism over that period, and her own formidable reputation as a scholar and teacher of Australian literature, Brenda Niall returns in her latest book to the territory of her earliest ones.

In Seven Little Billabongs: The world of Ethel Turner and Mary. Although I read the book years ago, those characters are still with me, and that’s one of the hallmarks of literary fiction— the ability to create memorable characters.

Because genre fiction is so focused on plot, it can’t compete with the intense character studies contained within a work of literary fiction.

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Literary Studies is the study of written works of the imagination, of which poetry, drama and narrative fiction constitute today the most familiar types or genres. Most students and teachers of literature, however, see it as a more complex matter.

It might be more accurate to describe it as a set of methods for examining the richness and diversity of experience through unusual uses of language. Unless otherwise noted, “literary studies” here encompasses works of literary history, literary criticism, philology, and literary theory, as well as works dealing with literature and other arts and disciplines.

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If so, Utrecht University’s Literary Studies programme will be right up your alley, because it is designed for literary omnivores. It is essential that you are a critical reader, though, and that you are always looking for the story behind the story.

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In sum, the Literary Studies Program enables students to achieve a broad awareness of a variety of major literatures of different periods, while at the same time encouraging them to demonstrate a mastery of a single body of literature (e.g., works limited to a particular language, period, or genre).

"A Manifesto for Literary Studies," writes Marjorie Garber, is an attempt to remind us of the specificity of what it means to ask literary questions, and the pleasure of thinking through and with literature.

This manifesto revives the ancient craft whose ultimate focus is language in action. In this book, Garber passionately states that the.

Literary studies is listed in A Bachelor of Arts at Caulfield and Clayton as a major and a minor, and in A Diploma of Liberal Arts at Caulfield and Clayton as a major.

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Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literary criticism is often influenced by literary theory, which is the philosophical discussion of literature's goals and methods.

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