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Mastering Practical Criticism by Lindy Miller

Mastering Practical Criticism

Part of the Palgrave Master Series Series


Mastering Practical Criticism by Lindy Miller

Mastering Practical Criticism offers students of English Literature at advanced and degree levels a clear, well-explained guide to mastering the skills of critical appreciation. It starts with ways of unlocking meaning in literary texts and proceeds through each stage of the process to the final essay response. Students are given useful and practical advice on organising their material as they analyse the text, thus saving valuable time in examinations. This is a skills-based guide, offering plenty of thoroughly worked through examples, designed to build confidence and remove some of the anxiety that frequently accompanies unseen critical analysis.

About the Author

LINDY MILLER has had many years' experience teaching English to students up to post-graduate level. She was previously in charge of practical criticism at The Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone, Kent, where she was second in the English department. She currently teaches English at Dover College and lectures at Christchurch University, Canterbury.

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Publication date

16th October 2001


Lindy Miller

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Palgrave Macmillan


288 pages


Literary studies: general
Advice on education



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