A Writer's Reference with Writing about Literature

Author Information

Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

Product Details

ISBN: 9780312601485

Publish Date: 12/20/2010

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Number of pages: 656

Description

This version of the best selling college handbook includes a tabbed section called Writing about Literature, a practical guide to interpreting works of literature and to planning, composing, and documenting papers about literature. Students will find help with forming and supporting an interpretation, avoiding plot summary, integrating quotations from a literary work, observing the conventions of literature papers, and using secondary sources. Writing about Literature also includes two sample student essays — one that uses primary sources and one that uses primary and secondary sources. The full primary texts are also included.

Writing about Literature is also available in a packageable, stand-alone booklet (ISBN: 978-0-312-65684-3). Contact your sales representative or sales_support@bfwpub.com for a copy.


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