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Rescuing the subject from dry abstractions, Clare Connors focuses on the real questions that emerge when we read and study literature - such as how we find meaning and how literature relates to its historical context - before exploring the response of theorists. Using selections from works including poetry by Christina Rossetti and Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain, Connors unites theory with practice, revealing how enjoyable it is to think about reading.

©2010 Clare Connors (P)2012 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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  • 29-04-2017

Literally brilliant

An insightful text written by a brilliant reader! You'll never see literary theory as dull again

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