By Robert Eaglestone

Doing English provides the information and debates that form how we ‘do’ English at the present time, explaining arguments concerning the price of literature, the canon, Shakespeare, concept, politics and the topic itself.

In his lucid and fascinating kind, Robert Eaglestone:

  • orients scholars through encouraging them to consider what they're doing once they research literature;

  • bridges the space among English at A-level and overseas Baccalaureate to English in better schooling through exploring conventional and theoretical methods to literature and explaining key principles and trends;

  • explains to scholars why English, greater than the other topic, is the reason for public debate and difficulty within the media and among politicians and educators.

This well known and vintage advisor has been totally up-to-date all through to take account of contemporary learn, academic adjustments and present occasions, and it now features a bankruptcy known as ‘Why research English?’ – exhibiting how and why the abilities taught via English are transferable to more than a few careers. This immensely readable booklet is the proper advent to learning English Literature.

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