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English for Starters 11: Literary and Scientific Sections
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English for Starters 11: Literary and Scientific SectionsEnglish for Starters incorporates both international cultural topics as well as topics researched specifically for Syrian students learning English.

With a discovery approach to grammar and an upfront focus on vocabulary, English for Starters ensures the most effective language learning for Syrian students. • The Literary Section supplement provides students with a series of exercises exploring some of the most important aspects and writers of English literature. • The Scientific Section Supplement offers a range of stimulating exercises on a range of important scientific topics

 

 
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Anils Ghost - Michael Ondaatje
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Anil’s Ghost - Michael OndaatjeAnil’s Ghost - Michael Ondaatje

Anil’s Ghost is the critically acclaimed fourth novel by Michael Ondaatje.
 
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Seventeenth Century Literature and Culture
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Seventeenth Century Literature and CultureThe guide to Seventeenth Century Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1603-1688, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics and culture during the Civil War, Commonwealth and Restoration - major writers and genres including John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and John Milton - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches from the eighteenth century to the present - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.
 
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Active Reading: Transformative Writing in Literary Studies
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Active Reading: Transformative Writing in Literary StudiesThe subject of this book is the crossover between critical study and creative writing. 'Active reading' is a structured process of writing activities using imitation, variation and experimentation. Through practical composition techniques such as 'transformational writing', 're-writing' or 'translation', students can use writing activities to develop their critical imagination. This book bridges the gap between theories of learning and Literary studies in Higher Education.
 
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Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry
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Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern PoetryIn this engaging book David Rosen offers a radically new account of Modern poetry and revises our understanding of its relation to Romanticism. British poets from Wordsworth to Auden attempted to present themselves simultaneously as persons of power and as moral voices in their communities. The modern lyric derives its characteristic complexities—psychological, ethical, formal—from the extraordinary difficulty of this effort.
 
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Renaissance Literature and Culture
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Renaissance Literature and CultureThe guide to Renaissance Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1533-1642, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics, exploration and visual culture - major writers and genres including Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches to modernism from contemporary critics to the present - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.
 
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Medieval Literature and Culture
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Medieval Literature and CultureContinuum's Introductions to British Literature and Culture series provide practical guides to key literary periods. Guides in the series help to orientate students as they begin a new module or area of study, providing concise information on the historical, cultural, literary and critical context and acting as an initial map of the knowledge needed to study the literature and culture of a specific period. Each guide includes an overview of the historical period, intellectual contexts, major genres, critical approaches and a guide to original research and resource materials in the area, enabling students to progress confidently to further study.
 
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