A guide for English undergraduates. Designed to accompany you throughout the whole of your English degree, this is a one-stop reference for all the information you need, both on the subject and the best way to study it.
Combining a study skills guide, a section on digital resources, a guide to literary theories and theorists and a glossary of literary terms, the companion blends academic rigour with vital practical information. The book is split into 5 main sections:
Section 1: Study guide - takes the student through reading a text, preparing for courses, getting the most out of seminars and lectures, making presentations, finding and using secondary material, writing essays and taking exams.Section 2: Digital resources - provides a guide to the use of electronic media offering advice on finding information online, downloading texts and criticism, joining discussion groups and using online bibliographies.Section 3: Literary theory - an introduction to literary theories and approaches.Section 4: Literary theorists - critical profiles of the main literary theorists.Section 5: Glossary of literary and theoretical terms - ensures students understand essential terminology for literary analysis.