How to Begin Studying English Literature

  • Authors
  • Nicholas Marsh

Part of the How to Study Literature book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 1-25
  3. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 26-41
  4. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 42-61
  5. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 62-81
  6. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 82-92
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    Pages 93-101
  8. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 102-110
  9. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 111-118
  10. Nicholas Marsh
    Pages 119-131
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 132-133

About this book


This fully revised and expanded new edition gives practical help and guidance to students and sets out a logical method for approaching novels, plays and poems. Useful chapters on themes, characters, structure and style explain how to analyse a text and later chapters give advice on writing successful essays and on how to set about revision. Straightforward and lively, the book is an invaluable companion to all students of literature.


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