Extensions is a refreshing and stimulating collection of essays that illustrates the diversity of subject matter and the variety of critical approaches now used in English Studies. Covering traditional and contemporary works, this book encourages readers to rethink and rediscover aspects of familiar texts.
Contents include essays on English Studies today, Shakespeare (The Tempest and Hamlet), poetry by Blake, Coleridge and Emily Dickinson, feminist readings of Jane Eyre and The Well, reading for masculinity, Heart of Darkness and Beat Not the Bones, Things Fall Apart, Aboriginal writing, readings of film (The Piano and The Silence of the Lambs), television (The X-Files) and the Spice Girls.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 15th July 1999
Publisher: Wakefield Press Pty, Limited
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5
Weight (kg): 0.26