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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory
by J. A. Cuddon and M. A. R. Habib and Matthew Birchwood and Vedrana Velickovic


Overview - 'An indispensable work of reference' Times Literary Supplement The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory is firmly established as a key work of reference in the complex and varied field of literary criticism. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for students, teachers and general readers alike.  Read more...

 
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More About The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J. A. Cuddon; M. A. R. Habib; Matthew Birchwood; Vedrana Velickovic
 
 
 
Overview
'An indispensable work of reference' Times Literary Supplement The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory is firmly established as a key work of reference in the complex and varied field of literary criticism. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for students, teachers and general readers alike. - Gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality) - Explores literary movements (neoclassism, romanticism, vorticism) and schools of literary theory - Covers genres (elegy, fabliau, pastoral) and literary forms (haiku, ottava rima, sonnet)

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780141047157
  • ISBN-10: 0141047151
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 816


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