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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory
by J. A. Cuddon and Claire Preston


Overview - The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory explains critical jargon (intertextuality, aporia), schools of literary theory (structuralism, feminist criticism), literary forms (sonnet, ottava rima), and genres (elegy, pastoral) and examines artifacts, historic locales, archetypes, origins of well-known phrases, and much, much more.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory explains critical jargon (intertextuality, aporia), schools of literary theory (structuralism, feminist criticism), literary forms (sonnet, ottava rima), and genres (elegy, pastoral) and examines artifacts, historic locales, archetypes, origins of well-known phrases, and much, much more. Scholarly, straightforward, comprehensive, and even entertaining, this is a resource that no word-lover should be without.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140513639
  • ISBN-10: 0140513639
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
  • Publish Date: January 2000
  • Page Count: 991
  • Dimensions: 1.75 x 5 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds


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