Building on the rich tradition of English-language poetry that preceded them, the major British poets of the 20th century subjected their art form to the influence and permutations of modernism, postmodernism, and beyond. This essential survey of a century of innovation and eloquence includes such seminal early and midcentury figures as T.S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, and Philip Larkin and concludes with analysis and discussion of the more recent contributions of such well-regarded poets as Ted Hughes and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney. Professor Harold Bloom introduces this volume of critical essays, which also features a chronology, bibliography, and index for reference.
Designed to meet the needs of any classroom, The Reader's Choice has been developed with careful attention to instructional planning for teachers, strategic reading support, and universal access that meets the learning needs of all students.
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Studying British Cultures: An Introduction is a unique collection of essays which examine the most significant aspects of this quickly developing area of study, analyzing the ways of teaching and reading British culture.
A critical look at the Communicative Approach (Michael Swan)
This article examines some of the more theoretical ideas underlying the Communicative Approach. These include the belief that we should teach use as well as meaning, and some attitudes regarding the teaching of skills and strategies. A second article will deal with more pedagogical aspects of the approach, especially the idea of a semantic syllabus and the question of authenticity in materials and methodology.
Words, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English Lexicology
This textbook is a systematic and accessible introduction to the lexicology of modern English. Lexicology is the branch of linguistics that studies all aspects of the vocabulary of a particular language. The book provides an account of the sources of modern English words and studies the development of vocabulary over time.