Writing About Literature (13th Edition)

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Wr iting about Literature serves as a hands-on guide for writing about literature, thus reinforcing the integration of literature and composition.  Reading literature encourages students to think and using literary topics gives instructors an effective way to combine writing and literary study.

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The text discusses clearly and succinctly how to write about the elements of literature. In the new Brief Eighth Edition of Writing About Literature, Roberts has kept and strengthened the features which have brought this textbook such acclaim in previous editions, while bringing other areas of both content and strategy through almost total revision.

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Key Benefits:The book discusses clearly and succintly how to write about the elements of literature. In the new Brief Eighth Edition of Writing About Literature, Roberts has kept and strengthened the features which have brought this book such acclaim in previous editions, while bringing other areas of both content and strategy through almost total revision. Key Topics: Special Writing Topics at the ends of chapters offer short notes to help you develop and analyze your own writing. A new appendix contains brief descriptions of critical approaches that have proved important in twentieth-century literary studies—New Criticism, Structuralism, Feminism, Deconstruction and Reader-Response Criticism. Each theme section concludes with a commentary designed to connect the precepts in the first part of the chapter to the example in the second. Market: An appropriate, informative book for anyone writing about literature.

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