• 30 Second Literature

    30 Second Literature
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    Whether youre looking for a new author or genre to explore, this book provides you with summaries of the major literary genres, styles and histories. This introductory guide to literature is split into 7 chapters that cover:
    The History of Literature - from Sanskrit to Modernism
    The Novel - in all its glorious genres
    Literary Prose - non-fiction from diaries to philosophies
    Poetry - from the sonnet to the haiku
    Drama - interesting theatrical forms and genres
    Literary Devices - the techniques authors use in their works
    Literary Styles - the features and history of different styles of writing

    Each topic is summarized in 300 words and contains a small bibliography for you to expand your bookworm horizons. You can also brush up on literary terms ahead of that book-club meeting, as each chapter features its own glossary. Interspersed throughout the book are profiles of key literary figures that have impacted one of our most beloved hobbies. Literature is not just any written work; it is work that has stood the test of time, that is most widely thought to be of lasting merit. Just how particular books are elevated to literary status, reflects the values and judgements of society and mirrors the development of civilisation. This book is a broad overview of the multitude of voices used to describe our human experience.

    ISBN: 9781782408444
    Publication date: 03/03/2020
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Berthoud, Ella
    Format: Hard Back
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