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A Short Guide to Writing About Literature
A Short Guide to Writing About Literature by Sylvan Barnet 0321057937 9780321057938
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A Short Guide to Writing About Literature by Sylvan Barnet

The tenth edition of A Short Guide to Writing about Literature continues to offer students sound advice on how to become critical thinkers and enrich their reading response through accessible, step-by-step instruction. This highly respected text is ideal as a supplement to any course where writing about literature or literary studies is emphasized. New to the Tenth Edition: A prefatory Letter to Students introduces students to the importance of writing about literature. New Chapter 1: What Is Literature, and Why Write About It? Chapter 2 features new material on critical thinking. Epigraphs have been added to the beginning of each chapter to engage the attention of students and instructors. Seventeen Rules for Writers have been addded to various chapters. Tips and practical suggestions are highlighted throughout the text. Four checklists have been added: basic matters, revising for clarity, revising for conciseness, and reviewing a revised draft. Two poems, one by Emily Dickinson and one by Edna St. Vincent Millay, and a fable by Aesop have been added. Book jacket.

Author: Sylvan Barnet

Language: English

Edition: 7th

Binding: Textbook Binding

Pages: 432

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div

Publication Date: 1996-09-01

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