Louis De Bernieres: The Essential Guide (Vintage Living Texts)

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In "Vintage Living Texts", teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Louis de Bernieres. It is unique in that it offers an in-depth interview with Louis de Bernieres, relating specifically to the texts under discussion. This guide will deal with de Berniere's themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading will provide a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.

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In Vintage Living Texts, students, teachers, and general readers will find essential guides to some of the most exciting works in contemporary literature. Each guide focuses on three or four works by a major novelist; the series is unique in that it offers exclusive in–depth interviews with the authors relating specifically to the texts under discussion. Readers are introduced to the writers’ themes, genres, and narrative techniques, and a close reading of the guides provides a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Each of these outstanding books is complete with detailed reading plans for the novels, questions for essays and discussion, contextual material, suggested texts for complementary and comparative readings, extracts from reviews, and a biography, bibliography, and glossary of literary terms.

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This exciting new series provides readers with an introduction to some of the best works in contemporary literature. Each is a guide to the works of the subject author, his or her themes, genre and narrative technique.
Each guide features an exclusive interview with the author giving valuable insights into their writing. The guide also offers an introduction to their themes and methods as well as questions for essays and discussion, contextual materials, suggested texts for complementary and comparative reading, a picture essay, extracts from reviews, a biography, bibliography, reading list of literary criticism and a glossary of literary terms.
Included are detailed reading plans for Captain Corelli's Mandolin, The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman, Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord and The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts.

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