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The Picture of Dorian Gray: York Notes Advanced [Paperback]

Frances Gray
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16 July 2009 1408217317 978-1408217313 1

Packed full of analysis and interpretation, historical background, discussions and commentaries, York Notes will help you get right to the heart of the text you’re studying, whether it’s poetry, a play or a novel.

You’ll learn all about the historical context of the piece; find detailed discussions of key passages and characters; learn interesting facts about the text; and discover structures, patterns and themes that you may never have known existed. In the Advanced Notes, specific sections on critical thinking, and advice on how to read critically yourself, enable you to engage with the text in new and different ways.

Full glossaries, self-test questions and suggested reading lists will help you fully prepare for your exam, while internet links and references to film, TV, theatre and the arts combine to fully immerse you in your chosen text.

York Notes offer an exciting and accessible key to your text, enabling you to develop your ideas and transform your studies!


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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Longman; 1 edition (16 July 2009)
  • Language: Unknown
  • ISBN-10: 1408217317
  • ISBN-13: 978-1408217313
  • Product Dimensions: 14.7 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,331 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent 10 Jan 2012
By Odbert
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Very very thorough, with detailed, useful analysis. It is tailored very well to the current A level specification (OCR, anyway, I don't know about the others) with loads of material on different aspects of context and critical responses to the text.
It is clear and accessible throughout but not over-simplified.
A truly exemplary study guide.
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5.0 out of 5 stars So helpful 19 May 2014
By Georgia
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This book was the only thing that got me through my AS English Lit exam. It has so much detail on every chapter, for ever theme and more.
I would highly recommend it for anyone with an exam/coursework on The Picture of Dorian Gray.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Okay 5 Feb 2014
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Not as good as I thought, but still okay, used it for my coursework just used the basics to help
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful revision tool! 5 Oct 2013
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Includes detailed chapter analysis, character profiles, key quotes, historical context, critical interpretations and key themes which were all thoroughly helpful!
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5.0 out of 5 stars York Notes, Dorian Gray 8 May 2013
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I brought these for my daugher to help with AS English Literature. She found them a tremendous help and would recommend to anyone studying the book
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5.0 out of 5 stars So useful for my As course! 22 Feb 2013
By Amie
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This book is honestly a god sent- It's incredibly detailed, shows all the necessary context (and then some), and the characterisation section is particularly helpful! A must have for English students!
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