A glossary of literary terms

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 301 pages
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This book defines and discusses terms, critical theories, and points of view that are commonly applied to the classification, analysis, interpretation, and history of works of literature.--[from preface]

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Very helpful quick-reference of terms. - Goodreads
Good reference book. - Goodreads
Bought this when I thought I would be writing more. - Goodreads
Especially when writing a literature paper. - Goodreads

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This glossary is the most referred book I guess in history for English students around the world among the other book(Norton anthology of this writer)you might wonder why I'm saying this?O..there's ... Read full review

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Abrams is Class of 1916 Professor of English Emeritus, Cornell University.

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