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Writing about Literature: Essay and Translation Skills for University Students of English and Foreign Literaturesby Judith Woolf
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Writing about Literature combines detailed practical and scholarly advice with a sense of the scope and creative possibilities of literary criticism, empowering the student reader to make his or her own discoveries and experiments with language. In addition, it gives valuable guidance on adult language learning and translation skills for students of foreign literature.
This handy, accessible guide covers all aspects of the essay-writing process, including:
Written in an entertaining and informative way and containing a wealth of practical advice and scholarly insights, this wise, witty and helpful book should be on every literature student's bookshelf.
Written specifically for literature students, this book covers every stage of the essay-writing process, including choosing a topic; preliminary research; using reference books and online resources; critical thinking; sensible note-taking; arguing a case; making an essay plan; using spell check; presentation; dealing with dyslexia and writer's block; translation. While the book deals with the technicalities of style, structure, vocabulary, grammar, punctuation and spelling, the major emphasis is on the art and craft of writing.
Essay and translation skills for university students of English and foreign literatures.
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