How to read literature like a professor : a lively and entertaining guide to reading between the lines
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New York : Harper Perennial, 2014.
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Revised edition.
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xxx, 336 pages ; 21 cm.
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Published
New York : Harper Perennial, 2014.
Edition
Revised edition.
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English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-322) and index.
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What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Get drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in a novel or poem than is readily visible on the surface -- a symbol, maybe, that remains elusive, or an unexpected twist on a character - and there's that sneaking suspicion that the deeper meaning of a literary text keeps escaping you. In this practical and amusing guide to literature, Thomas C. Foster shows how easy and gratifying it is to unlock those hidden truths, and to discover a world where a road leads to a quest a shared meal may signify a communion and rain, whether cleansing or destructive, is never just rain. Ranging from major themes to literary models, narrative devices, and form, How to Read Literature Like a Professor is the perfect companion for making your reading experience more enriching, satisfying, and fun.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Foster, T. C. (2014). How to read literature like a professor: a lively and entertaining guide to reading between the lines (Revised edition.). Harper Perennial.

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Foster, Thomas C.. 2014. How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines. New York: Harper Perennial.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Foster, Thomas C.. How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines New York: Harper Perennial, 2014.

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Foster, Thomas C.. How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading between the Lines Revised edition., Harper Perennial, 2014.

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