Literature Student's Survival Kit What Every Reader Needs to Know
Edition: 2006 (Revised)
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Description: Who was Absalom? What was Deism? When was the Industrial Revolution? How do you tell a strong rhyme from a weak? And what do you do when panic sets in at the approach of exams? The Literature Studentrsquo;s Survival Kit gives students embarking on a literature degree all the background information they need to stay afloat. It brings together the essential biblical, classical, historical, and academic material in a one-stop reference book that includes: bull; bull;An overview of the Bible, its books, characters, episodes, and places. bull;A guide to classical mythology. bull;Timelines that situate literary figures in relation to historical events and key social, cultural, and linguistic changes. bull;Information on individuals, events, movements, and concepts that had an impact on the literature of each period. bull;A glossary of literary terms, with a separate section on poetry. bull;Advice on how to handle essays and exams at university level. Written in a clear and accessible style, The Literature Studentrsquo;s Survival Kit will enable students to approach their studies with confidence.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/3/2006
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Maps|
|Surviving the Bible|
|Books of the Bible|
|The Bible in English|
|Surviving the Classics|
|Dictionary of Background Information|
|The Roman Conquest to the Wars of the Roses|
|The Tudors to the Commonwealth|
|The Restoration to the American Revolution|
|The Romantics and the Nineteenth Century|
|The Twentieth Century|
|Surviving the Academy|
|Reading about Literature|
|The Critical Background|
|Writing about Literature|
|A Survivor's Guide to Punctuation|
|A Survivor's Guide to Grammatical Terms|
|A Survivor's Guide to Fifty Common Errors|
|A Survivor's Guide to Writing Essays|
|A Survivor's Guide to Exams|