The Seventeenth-century Literature Handbook (Literature and Culture Handbooks Annotated edition)

The Seventeenth-century Literature Handbook (Literature and Culture Handbooks Annotated edition)

By: Robert C. Evans (editor), Eric J. Sterling (editor)Paperback

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This is a one-stop resource offering complete textbook for courses in seventeenth-century literature - progressing from introductory topics through to overviews of current research. ??i??The Seventeenth-Century Literature Handbook??i?? is an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English literature in the seventeenth century. It provides a one-stop resource for literature students, with the essential information and guidance needed at the beginning of a course through to the development of more advanced knowledge and skills. It includes: introductions to authors, texts and contexts; guides to key critics, concepts and topics; an overview of major critical approaches, changes in the canon and directions of current and future research; case studies in reading literary and critical texts- an annotated bibliography (including websites), timeline, glossary of critical terms. Written in clear language by leading academics, it is an indispensable starting point for students beginning their study of seventeenth-century literature. ??i??Literature and Culture Handbooks??i?? are an innovative series of guides to major periods, topics and authors in British and American literature and culture. Designed to provide a comprehensive, one-stop resource for literature students, each handbook provides the essential information and guidance needed from the beginning of a course through to developing more advanced knowledge and skills.

About Author

Robert C. Evans is Professor of English at Auburn University Montgomery, USA. He is the author or editor of approximately twenty books (more than half on the seventeenth century) and has won a number of teaching awards. Eric J. Sterling is Distinguished Research Professor at Auburn University Montgomery, USA. He has won several national awards for teaching, scholarship and pedagogy.

Contents

Series Introduction; 1. Introduction: overview with timeline - Eric J. Sterling, Auburn University Montgomery, USA; Timeline - Deborah Cosier Solomon, Auburn University Montgomery, USA; 2. Historical Context - Richard Harp, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA; 3. Literary and Cultural Contexts: Major Figures, Institutions, Topics, Events, Movements - Brian Backley, North Carolina State University and Lara Crowley, Texas Tech University, USA; 4. Case Studies in Reading 1: Key Primary Literary Texts - Matthew Steggle, Sheffield-Hallam University, UK; 5. Case Studies in Reading 2: Key Theoretical and Critical Texts - James Hirsch, Georgia State University, USA; 6. Key Critical Concepts and Topics; 7. Changes in Critical Responses and Approaches - Robert C. Evans, Auburn University Montgomery, USA; 8. Changes in the Canon - Bruce Boehrer, Florida State University, USA; 9. Issues of Sexuality, Gender and Ethnicity - Raymond-Jean Frontain, University of Central Arkansas, USA; 10. Mapping the Current Critical Landscape - Albert C. Labriola, Duquesne University, USA; Glossary of critical and theoretical terminology; Annotated Bibliography; Appendix: Teaching, Curriculum and Learning; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826498502
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780826498502
  • ISBN10: 0826498507
  • edition: Annotated edition

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