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Title:
Infographic guide to literature
Author:
Eliot, Joanna, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London : Cassell Illustrated, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd, 2014.
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781844037872
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN43 .E38 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Audubon Library PN43 .E38 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Eggertsville-Snyder Library PN43 .E38 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

100 stunning, ingenious and absorbing infographics all about literature, featuring your favourite books and authors!

Infographic Guide to Literature presents unique, witty and surprising facts about literature, from Shakespeare and Austen to Nabakov and Orwell, to George R. R. Martin and E. L. James. Fascinating stats and all the facts on your favourite writers, poets and playwrights, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the literary world.

This book celebrates the power of words with graphs, Venn diagrams and charts, this book provides a unique overview of your favourite figures in literature, boasting over 100 original artworks and illustrations and at-a-glance facts to amaze and astound readers.

Brilliant infographics include:

War Words: The conflicts and the writers who fought, wrote and perished in them across timeline and geography

100 Years of Family: The family tree of Garcia Marquez's huge novel traced

Shakespeare Eternal: Seven key plays and their rewrite in different genres, including crime, chick-lit, thriller, comedy, Adult, YA and literary

Banned Books: timeline and location of titles that have and continue to be banned in different countries


Author Notes

Joanna Eliot has a BA Hons in Literature and a Masters Degree in Modernism in English Literature. She has previously worked as a bookseller, and for the last ten years as a marketing director at major publishing companies.


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