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  • Published: 1 October 2002
  • ISBN: 9780099437048
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $24.99

Margaret Atwood

the essential guide


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This series provides readers of all kinds with an introduction to some of the most exciting works in contemporary literature. The Handmaid's Tale The Blind Assassin, Bluebeard's Egg and Other Stories

In Vintage Living Texts teachers and students will find the essential guide to the works of Margaret Atwood. This guide will deal with her themes, genre and narrative technique, and a close reading of the texts will be accompanied with likely exam questions, and contexts and comparisons -as well as providing a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2002
  • ISBN: 9780099437048
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Authors

Margaret Reynolds

Margaret Reynolds is a writer, academic, critic and broadcaster: her previous books include The Penguin Book of Lesbian Stories, Erotica and Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology and a series of study guides on contemporary writers, The Vintage Living Texts.

Jonathan Noakes

The Series Editors of Vintage Living Texts have, between them, more than thirty years teaching experience at senior school and undergraduate level. Their association with Vintage - and with the Vintage authors - guarantees a series that is lively and informative and fun.


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