Starting an English Literature Degree

Author: Andrew Green
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137052252
Format: PDF, ePub
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Competition to study English Literature at university is now tougher than ever before. How can you make sure your application stands out? What is expected of you at university? How will you adapt to the changes in teaching, learning and lifestyle? The world of English Literature is an unfamiliar yet exciting one, and clear guidance on how to cope with the demands of university-level study is essential if you want to succeed. Andrew Green takes you from the A level/school/MA26 classroom to the university lecture theatre, covering everything from: • deciding which university and course is right for you • making initial applications • tackling Summer reading lists to the skills needed for studying at degree level: • preparing for lectures, seminars and tutorials • interpreting reading lists and developing your reading skills • applying literary theory • becoming a better writer • referencing an essay and avoiding plagiarism • researching online. Whether you are just thinking about taking English Literature to degree level, or needing help through your university course, Starting an English Literature Degree is the must-have companion.

Teaching English Literature 16 19

Author: Carol Atherton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113631041X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Teaching English Literature 16 – 19 is an essential new resource that is suitable for use both as an introductory guide for those new to teaching literature and also as an aid to reflection and renewal for more experienced teachers. Using the central philosophy that students will learn best when actively engaged in discussion and encouraged to apply what they have learnt independently, this highly practical new text contains: discussion of the principles behind the teaching of literature at this level; guidelines on course planning, pedagogy, content and subject knowledge; advice on teaching literature taking into account a range of broader contexts, such as literary criticism, literary theory, performance, publishing, creative writing and journalism; examples of practical activities, worksheets and suggestions for texts; guides to available resources. Aimed at English teachers, teacher trainees, teacher trainers and advisors, this resource is packed full of new and workable ideas for teaching all English literature courses.

International Perspectives on the Teaching of Literature in Schools

Author: Andrew Goodwyn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315396440
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Literature teaching remains central to the teaching of English around the world. This edited text brings together expert global figures under the banner of the International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE). The book captures a state-of-the-art snapshot of leading trends in current literature teaching, as well as detailing predicted trends for the future. The expert scholar and leading teacher contributors, coming from a wide range of countries with fascinatingly diverse approaches to literature teaching, cover a range of central and fundamental topics: literature and diversity; digital literatures; pedagogy and reader response; mother tongues; the business of reading; publishers, adolescent fiction and censorship; assessing responses to literature; the changing definitions of literature and multimodal texts. The collection reviews the consistently important place of literature in the education of young people and provides international evidence of its enduring value and contribution to education, resisting the functionalist and narrowly nationalist perspectives of misguided government authorities. International Perspectives on the Teaching of Literature in Schools will be of value to researchers, PhD students, literature scholars, practitioners, teacher educators, teachers and all those in the extensive academic community interested in English and literacy around the world.

University Life

Author: Lauren Lucien
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230392334
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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'Hello and welcome to the start of your university life. I'm Lauren and I wrote this book as a student. Now that uni is more expensive than ever it's essential to have a guide that'll help you through sticky situations, learn how to study well and have fun at the same time - because I think we should be getting the most we can for our money. Hope you enjoy reading it and starting your new life as a student!' Lauren Lucien Creative Writing with English Literature graduate, Kingston University, UK Make university life work for you with the most up-to-date guide to student life. Do you want to know: • what it is really like when you start uni and what you should take with you • how to successfully tackle assignments and manage exams • what to eat, the best way to budget your money, and how to keep yourself healthy • how to make the most out of your time in higher education With masses of tips and inside stories from fellow students, you'll get first-hand, genuine information on what being a student is really like.

Water Covers All Sins

Author: James Marsh
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477119426
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Water Covers All Sins James Marsh Banksiadale was an idyllic timber mill town, near Dwellingup and Pinjarra, in the south-west of Western Australia. In its heyday and climaxing in the early 1960s, it was the gem of all mill towns with its own electricity supply, piped fresh water to all houses and a peaceful, well-behaved community, not even needing a resident policeman. Today, it does not exist. Everything changed in 1963 when the mill mysteriously burnt down, all workers had to leave, and the mill houses were swallowed up and covered by the waters of a new dam, the South Dandalup dam. Other problems emerged when it was discovered some 40 years later that two local residents had been murdered and disposed of in a mill house which was submerged along with other buildings when the dam was fl ooded. Three detectives have to work painstakingly on various clues to try to track down the killers in this cold case.

Sopolyrimu

Author: Marcus M. Cornelius
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440122792
Format: PDF
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The sopolyrimu (songs, poems and lyrics for music) are inspired by the fragility of the human predicament, the struggle to maintain a meaningful integrity and lightness of spirit, the exquisite fineness of being alive, and the visions of the world (inner and outer) one is obliged to look at or be affected by. Equally, the sopolyrimu arise from the search for love, the experience of love and the loss of love. They are written to celebrate the joys and ugliness of the never ending stream of life in which we move, sometimes at a total loss, sometimes close to bliss, but always feeling something, if we allow ourselves to feel and ask questions of our feelings, and feel grateful. In this sense they are all love's songs, to love with love from love. One of the sopolyrimu in this Volume is called Begun is done. Given the pattern of life, repetition is inevitable. There's always another chance, until all the cards have been played. Each time, the intention, the content of the intention builds or diminishes momentum, and content accumulates through repetition, for better and worse, adding a dash or a dose of sugar or salt, acid or salve. It all adds up. Begun is done. Consciousness is everything, in the end, at the start. One says, I did not realise. One does not want to say, I did not realise my self. In that spirit, begun is done. May you be blessed by the self you realise. The most frequent comment about these sopolyrimu is that they are curiously healing, powerful, potent and pertinent, and demand and reward full attention.

Doing English

Author: Robert Eaglestone
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415284226
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Aimed at A-level students, this book provides an introduction to degree-level English study. Illustrated with examples from A-level texts, the book examines the evolution of English as a subject and questions assumptions of approaches to literature.