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Phillip Allan Literature Guide (for A level): Tess of the D’Urbervilles

By | Copyright Year:2011 | ISBN-13: 9781444119879

Written by experienced A-level examiners and teachers who know exactly what students need to succeed, and edited by a chief examiner, Philip Allan Literature Guides are invaluable study companions, for senior students, with exam-specific advice to help you to get the grade you need.

This full colour guide includes:
- detailed scene summaries and sections on themes, characters, form, structure, language and contexts
- a dedicated ’Working with the text’ section on how to write about texts for coursework and controlled assessment and how to revise for exams
- Taking it further boxes on related books, film adaptations and websites
- Pause for thought boxes to get you thinking more widely about the text
- Task boxes to test yourself on transformation, analysis, research and comparison activities
- Top 10 quotes


Mark Asquith is an English teacher at Trinity School, Croydon. He has published extensively on Hardy and contributes regularly to The English Review.


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