Approaching Literature

  • Gender and Drama

    Presented by Lizbeth Goodman this cassette includes a reading by Harriet Walter of an extract from Timberlake Wertenbacker's Three Birds Alighting on a Field and a full production of Susan Glaspell's Trifles. There are also interviews with actors, playwrights, translators and directors, edited…

    Audio Cassette – 1997-09-03
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature

  • Romantic Poets

    By Stephen Bygrave

    Written and presented by Stephen Bygrave and produced by Amanda Willett, this cassette presents a clear, wide-ranging view of the subject. This introduction begins with a discussion by Stephen Bygrave on listening and understanding poetry of the Romantic period. Readings include poems by: *…

    Audio Cassette – 1997-09-03
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature

  • Women and Poetry

    By Angus Calder, Lizbeth Goodman

    Written and presented by Lizbeth Goodman and Angus Calder, this cassette includes a wide variety of readings of poems, followed by discussions about the way in which gender affects the reading and interpretation of poems. Among the poets covered are Emily Dickinson, Robert Browning, Sylvia Plath…

    Audio Cassette – 1997-09-03
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature

  • Romantic Writings

    Edited by Stephen Bygrave

    Romantic Writings is an ideal introduction to the cultural phenomenon of Romanticism - one of the most important European literary movements and the cradle of 'Modern' culture. Here you will find an accessible introduction to the well-known male Romantic writers - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge,…

    Paperback – 1996-08-07
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature

  • Shakespeare, Aphra Behn and the Canon

    By Lizbeth Goodman, W.R. Owens

    A clear introduction to the idea of the canon, exploring the process by which certain works, and not others, receive high cultural status. The work of Shakespeare and Aphra Behn is used to illustrate and challenge this process.…

    Paperback – 1996-05-29
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature

  • Literature and Gender

    By Lizbeth Goodman

    Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes,…

    Paperback – 1996-03-27
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature

  • The Realist Novel

    Edited by Dennis Walder

    This book guides the student through the fundamentals of this enduring literary form. By using carefully selected novels and discussing a wide range of authors including Emily Dickinson and John Kincaid, the authors provide a lively examination of the particular themes and modes of realist novels…

    Paperback – 1996-03-06
    Routledge
    Approaching Literature