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Introducing English Studies

Introducing English Studies

By: Tonya Krouse and Tamara F. O’Callaghan

From literary studies to digital humanities, Introducing English Studies is a complete introduction to the many fields and sub-disciplines of English studies for majors starting out in the subject for the first time.

The book covers topics including:

· history of English language and linguistics
· literature and literary criticism
· cinema and new media Studies
· composition and rhetoric
· creative and professional writing
· critical theory
· digital humanities

The book is organized around the central questions of the field and includes case studies demonstrating how assignments might be approached, as well as annotated guides to further reading to support more in-depth study. A glossary of key critical terms helps readers locate essential definitions quickly when studying and writing and revising essays. A supporting companion website also offers sample assignments and activities, examples of student writing, career guidance and weblinks.