Studying English Literature and Language
• An authoritative guide to the life skills, further study options and career pathways open to graduates of the subject.
• Updated introductions to the major theoretical positions and approaches taken by scholars in the field, from earlier twentieth century practical criticism to the latest global and ecological perspectives.
• Extensive entries on key terms such as ‘author’, ‘genre’, ‘narrative’ and ‘translation’ widely current in debates across language, literature and culture.
• Coverage of both local and global varieties of the English language in a range of media and discourses, including news, advertising, text messaging, rap, pop and street art.