Practical Criticism, Paperback Book


Practical criticism underlies everything students of English literature do.

It is a way of reading the text closely, but with a grasp of the larger issues involved.

This book is a practical, step-by-step guide which shows the student how to gain a sense of what a poem or passage of prose or drama is about, how to analyse it and how to build a successful essay.

Easy to read and uncluttered by technical vocabulary, it will prove an invaluable resource for any student.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 232 pages, XII, 232 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Writing & editing guides
  • ISBN: 9780333632253



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