The Resource This thing called literature : reading, thinking, writing, Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle

This thing called literature : reading, thinking, writing, Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle

Label
This thing called literature : reading, thinking, writing
Title
This thing called literature
Title remainder
reading, thinking, writing
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What is this thing called literature? Why should we study it? And how?Relating literature to topics such as dreams, politics, life, death, the ordinary and the uncanny, this beautifully written book establishes a sense of why and how literature is an exciting and rewarding subject to study. Bennett and Royle delicately weave an essential love of literature into an account of what literary texts do, how they work and what sort of questions and ideas they provoke.The book's three parts reflect the fundamental components of studying literature: reading, thinking and writing. The authors use helpf
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
801/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN45
LC item number
.B395 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
This thing called literature : reading, thinking, writing, Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; 1. Studying literature; What is this thing called literature?; What's the point of studying literature?; The sky is not the limit; Literature and other worlds; Politics of literature, literature of politics; Life and death; Literature and magical thinking; The ordinary and the everyday; Creative reading; Part I: Reading; 2. Reading a poem; 3. Reading a novel; Questions for the novel; 4. Reading a short story; 5. Reading a play; Prologue to reading Shakespeare; To the ancient feast; Afterwards; Part II: Thinking
  • 6. Thinking about literature1. Thinking about literature involves thinking about thinking.; 2. Thinking about literature is thinking about everything in the world.; 3. Thinking about literature allows you to think another person's thoughts.; 4. Thinking about literature can also entail not thinking.; 5. Thinking about literature teases us into thought.; 6. Thinking about literature is thinking about nothing.; 7. Thinking about literature is virtual thinking.; 8. Thinking about literature is like thinking about silent film
  • 9. Thinking about literature should be rigorous, exacting, disciplined, hard.10. Thinking about literature is not thinking about any old thing.; 11. Thinking about literature prompts you to think ultimate thoughts.; 12. Thinking about literature is not an order.; 7. Thinking critically; Part III: Writing; 8. Writing an essay; 9. Creative writing: the impossible; 10. Writing short fiction; Appendix: the wordbook; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn903674850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 160 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322983561
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32737853
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903674850
  • pebco1315779048

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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