Writing About Literature: Essay and Translation Skills for University Students of English and Foreign Literature by Judith WoolfWriting About Literature: Essay and Translation Skills for University Students of English and Foreign Literature by Judith Woolf

Writing About Literature: Essay and Translation Skills for University Students of English and…

byJudith WoolfEditorJudith Woolf

Paperback | February 17, 2005

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Writing about Literaturecombines 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:

  • preliminary reading and choosing and researching a topic
  • referencing and presentation
  • computer use
  • style, structure, vocabulary, grammar and spelling
  • the art and craft of writing
  • scholarly and personal insights into the problems and pleasures of writing about literature.

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.

Judith Woolf is a Senior Lecturer at the University of York, where she teaches English and Italian literature.
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Title:Writing About Literature: Essay and Translation Skills for University Students of English and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.6 inPublished:February 17, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415314453

ISBN - 13:9780415314459

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Reading  3. Research  4. Essay Topics  5. Structure  6. Writing  7. Some Advice to Look Twice  8. Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar  9. Foreign Languages and Literature  10. Referencing  11. Presentation  12. Will Power