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Introducing Literature: A Practical Guide to Literary Analysis, Criticism and Theory.
by Brian Moon
NEW IN 2016!

imageIntroducing Literature is a comprehensive introduction to the formal study of literature, for senior secondary school and college level students. Eight detailed chapters address key topics in literary analysis and criticism: why we study literature; making literary judgements; understanding the roles of reader, writer, text, and context; responding to and analysing texts; creative response; theory and ideology. Also included are vital resources for building literary knowledge, including major literary sources to know, critical theories, and a timeline of English literature. (RRP $tbc)  More

Writing Projects: Practical Lessons Based on Classical Methods
imageby Brian Moon

Writing Projects is a two-volume course in writing that introduces students to the basics of form and style through a series of detailed project tasks. The books teach the core curriculum genres of description, story writing, review, essay, and formal speech. They provide models,demonstrations, guided writing and skill-building exercises. The two volumes offer teachers a radical new approach to teaching writing, based on research into classical literary methods. Suitable for individual or classroom use, or as a writing reference. (RRP $24.95) More

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Original titles by Chalkface authors

Literary Terms: A Practical Glossary
Revised edition of this invaluable reference, with more than twenty new terms, theory explanations and practical activities, from allusion to poststructuralism.

Reading Fictions
Contemporary approaches to short fiction, including complete stories and fully developed activities, by acclaimed authors Bronwyn Mellor and Annette Patterson.

Writing Critical Essays
A comprehensive guide to writing essays about literature.
(Download the free Quickstart Files for this book.)

Investigating Texts
A groundbreaking study of texts and how we read them, by Bronwyn Mellor and Annette Patterson.

Viewing Terms
Three hundred terms for film and tv study, with image examples, theory explanations and activities, by Brian Moon.

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