1st Edition

Now Read On
A Course in Multicultural Reading





ISBN 9780415182171
Published February 11, 1999 by Routledge
240 Pages

USD $45.95

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Book 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.