Ways of Reading: Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature

Nigel Fabb, Thomas Furniss, Alan Durant, Martin Montgomery, Sara Mills

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Ways of Reading is a well-established core textbook that provides the reader with the tools to analyze and interpret the meanings of literary and non-literary texts.Six sections, split into self-contained units with their own activities and notes for further reading, cover: * techniques and problem-solving * language variation * attributing meaning * poetic uses of language * narrative * media texts. This fourth edition has been redesigned and updated throughout with many fresh examples and exercises, updated further reading suggestions and new material on electronic sources and the Internet, language and power, and drama.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages378
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • english language
  • literature
  • literary texts
  • language variation
  • poetry


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