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Now Read On

A Course in Multicultural Reading, 1st Edition

Edited by Malachi Edwin Vethamani, John McRae

Routledge

240 pages

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Description

Now Read On brings together literatures in English from around the world, combining an excellent choice of texts with sound methodological guidance.It contains approximately eighty texts and extracts from countries andcontinents including:

*Africa

*Australia

*Great Britain

*India

*Malaysia

*New Zealand

*Philippines

*Singapore

Designed as course for both native and non-native English-speakers in how to read literature, this anthology begins with shorter starter texts and questions, and develops in complexity as the reader progresses through the book. Now Read On provides the user with

*hands-on experience of working with a plurality of texts from around the world

*questions, exercises, pointers and commentary, accompanying all the passages of literature, and providing the student with the tools and confidence to critically evaluate any text

*an understanding of the major genres - poetry, short stories, drama and novels.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General