A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms
Praise for the previous edition:
"...handy for book-group leaders. Highly recommended for public and academic libraries." Library Journal
"...this valuable resource is more accessible and broader in approach than other literary dictionaries." School Library Journal
"Recommended for public, college, and high-school libraries." Booklist
In clear, nontechnical language, this dictionary of more than 1,000 literary terms and themes takes an expanded view of the term "literary." This book gives readers not only a traditional literary vocabulary, but also the knowledge of related theoretical, historical, and cultural terms they need in the interdisciplinary world of contemporary literary studies.
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