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Students Guide To Literature: Literature Guide
by R.V. Young
A Student s Guide to Literature takes up these questions: In a time of mass culture and pulp fiction, can great literature still be discerned, much less defended? Why is literature so compelling? What should we read? Literary scholar R. V. Young addresses these timely issues in this guide to Western literature and poetry. He demonstrates that literature liberates the mind ...more
Paperback, 77 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Intercollegiate Studies Institute
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This a great guide for anyone wanting to learn more about literature. It is not an in-depth look, but instead an overview of some of time's greatest authors and their best works. From the Epic of Gilgamesh, through Homerian works, Shakespeare, and many more, this book serves as a diving board into the pool of historic literature. I plan on using it as a reference as I begin to read through and study the classics, so I don't belly flop in the vast collection that exists. Happy swimming!