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What makes a work of literature good or bad? How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be full of. What makes a work of literature good or bad? TERRY EAGLETON . The fact that we have just read the words 'A Novel' on the title page rules out these. HOW TO READ LITERATURE indd 1 14/03/13 PM HOW TO READ LITERATURE TERRY EAGLETON YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS NEW HAVEN AND.
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How freely can the reader interpret it? Could a nursery rhyme like Baa Baa Black Sheep be full of concealed loathing, resentment and aggression?
In this accessible, delightfully entertaining book, Terry Eagleton addresses these intriguing questions and a host of others. How to Read Literature is the book of choice for students new to the study of literature and for all other readers interested in deepening their understanding and enriching their reading experience. In a series of brilliant analyses, Eagleton shows how to read with due attention to tone, rhythm, texture, syntax, allusion, ambiguity, and other formal aspects of literary works.
He also examines broader questions of character, plot, narrative, the creative imagination, the meaning of fictionality, and the tension between what works of literature say and what they show. Unfailingly authoritative and cheerfully opinionated, the author provides useful commentaries on classicism, Romanticism, modernism and postmodernism along with spellbinding insights into a huge range of authors, from Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Samuel Beckett and J.
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Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. Book details Author: Terry Eagleton Pages: Yale University Press Language: English ISBN Description this book A literary master s entertaining guide to reading with deeper insight, better understanding, and greater pleasure What makes a work of literature good or bad?
Rowling to Jane Austen and Samuel Beckett.