literary criticism

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Synonyms for literary criticism

the informed analysis and evaluation of literature


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Confessions of a Book Reviewer: The Best of Carte Blanche is simply that, a collection of essays discussing issues relating to the central themes of a love for books and youth literature.
Richard Ferguson, the book reviewer for The Australian, observes, "Ever since, it's been hard to escape the 34-year-old senator.
Harriott, a former managing editor of a library, book reviewer, and cultural affairs director at the State U.
This work collects 62 examples of the writing of 19th-century essayist and book reviewer William Gilmore Simms, including newspaper and periodical reviews, book notes, and four critical essays.
Perhaps the guide is indispensable, and I was inclined to purchase it, until it became clear that the book reviewer had, conveniently it seems, failed to disclose his close business relationship with the author of the professional guide being reviewed.
(Except, as the Caffeinated Book Reviewer points out, "The thing that really struck me about this dystopian world is that it could actual happen!
"Never before have I come across quite such a shameless exercise in marketing old rope" - Book reviewer Craig Brown's description of The Odd Couple by Richard Bradford.
NORTH Bromsgrove pupil Jake Rheeston has quickly become a firm favourite book reviewer for leading booksellers Red House Books.
Letendre was involved with many community activities; he was a long-time member, officer and play reviewer of the New England Theater Conference, Trustee of Bay State Savings Bank, Book Reviewer for Sunday Telegram, former President of the Sodality of Our Lady at Holy Cross College, a fundraiser for the Annual Diocesan Partners in Charity Appeal and he served on the Diocesan Board of Education for several years.
Her father was the writer JD Beresford, a successful novelist who also worked as a book reviewer for many newspapers.
except for a certain book reviewer, all poohbahs owning eight or more
Unlike Professor Hunter, I am not a book reviewer; any book I can't get at the library I have to buy, and I must concede that not having read the book in question, I am at a decided disadvantage here.
Other characters include book reviewer and failed novelist R Tranter, whose churlish ways are both farcical and affecting, and Hassan, a disillusioned student on the brink of becoming a suicide bomber.
Judging by so much of what crosses a book reviewer's desk these days it's clear that there's a lot of defective instruction in the basics of English grammar going on in the school systems of today.
"Teamwork, the authors say, suffocates creativity and has its own limitations," according to its book reviewer Doug Colligan.