A Glossary of Literary Terms

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Cengage Learning, Apr 24, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 408 pages
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First published fifty years ago, A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS remains an essential text for all serious students of literature. Now fully updated to reflect the latest scholarship on recent and rapidly evolving critical theories, the ninth edition contains a complete glossary of essential literary terms presented as a series of engaging essays that explore the terms, place them in context, and suggest related entries and additional reading. This indispensable, authoritative, and highly affordable reference covers terms useful in discussing literature and literary history, theory, and criticism. Perfect as a core text for introductory literary theory or as a supplement to any literature course, this classic work is an invaluable reference that students can continue to use throughout their academic and professional careers.
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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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Geoffrey Galt Harpham is president and director of the National Humanities Center in North Carolina.

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