An Introduction to Literary Studies

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In this classic beginner's guide to English literature, Mario Klarer offers a concise and accessible discussion of central issues in the study of literary texts, looking at:

  • definitions of key terms such as literature and text
  • the genres of fiction, poetry, drama, and film
  • periods and classifications of literature
  • theoretical approaches to texts
  • the use of secondary resources
  • guidelines for writing research essays

The new and expanded edition is fully updated to include:

  • a wider range of textual examples from world literature
  • additional references to contemporary cinema, a section on comparative literature
  • an extended survey of literary periods and genres
  • recent changes in MLA guidelines
  • information on state-of-the-art citation management software
  • the use and abuse of online resources.

The book also features suggestions for further reading as well as an extensive glossary of key terms.

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Mario Klarer is Professor of English at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He is Vice president of the Austrian Association for American Studies.

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