Literary Analysis: The Basics Paperback / softback
Part of the The Basics series
Literary Analysis: The Basics is an insightful introduction to analysing a wide range of literary forms.
Providing a clear outline of the methodologies employed in twenty-first century literary analysis, it introduces readers to the genres, canons, terms, issues, critical approaches, and contexts that affect the analysis of any text.
It addresses such questions as:What counts as literature?Is analysis a dissection?How do gender, race, class and culture affect the meaning of a text?Why is the social and historical context of a text important?Can digital media be analysed in the same way as a poem?With examples from ancient myths to young adult fiction, a glossary of key terms, and suggestions for further reading, Literary Analysis: The Basics is essential reading for anyone wishing to improve their analytical reading skills.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 150 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 10/03/2016
- Category: Literary theory
- ISBN: 9780415747103