Goodreads review: Infographic Guide to Literature

Infographic Guide to LiteratureInfographic Guide to Literature by Cassell Illustrated

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Infographic collection that is fabulous for class entry points, discussions, general fun for almost any subject to do with writing, reading, books and libraries. All my favorite things in one!

Some of the greatest infographics are *drumroll*:

Austen vs. Brontë: tracks references to “Bonnet” “Ball” “Dress” “Heart” “Darkness” “Marriage” “Tears” “Engagement” “Love”

Steal This Book: The list of books stolen from a bunch of cities, because stealing certain books, like anything by Michel Foucault or about Wicca and Witchcraft, is officially a thing

Banned Books: reasons book have been banned from the 8th to the 21st centuries, from Homosexual Content by the likes of Sappho to Offensive to Islam re: Harry Potter series

The Bloomsbury Network: tracks inter-group romantic relationships, artistic collaborations, cousins and siblings

Degrees of Gothic: *love* overview of the 13 key ingredients of any true Gothic novel including: “Virginal female victims” “Storms, fog or fire” “Cruel, brooding male villain” “Madness” among other sinister categories

Death by Shakespeare: an overview of stabbings, poisonings, suicides, beheadings and the ultimate death, “Dies of shame!” By play.

Dulce Et Decorum Est: Poets, playwrights and novelist who died in trenches of WWI.

This book is an awesome adventure for inquiring minds.

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