A dictionary of literary terms

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Penguin, 1982 - Literary Criticism - 761 pages
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The Fourth Edition of this classic dictionary has been thoroughly revised and updated to maintain its position as the most comprehensive and accessible work available. It has been improved throughout and expanded to include many new entries. The excellent coverage of the schools and terminology of literary theory is continued, without compromising coverage of more traditional critical terms and topics. Charles Cuddon's completed revision and updating have been overseen and developed by C. E. Preston of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, with several of her colleagues. After more than 20 years, Cuddon's Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory remain 'a superlative work of reference that will also be read for pleasure', as it was acclaimed in 1976.

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User Review  - soniaandree - LibraryThing

Ok, the book is quite *hefty*, but it does become very handy if you are studying for an English degree. I had a smaller one, but I ended up buying this one because I was losing out on some literary ... Read full review

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A good reference book for Lit Majors. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
40
Section 4
69
Section 5
71
Section 6
95
Section 7
173
Section 8
209
Section 16
377
Section 17
410
Section 18
457
Section 19
474
Section 20
544
Section 21
551
Section 22
594
Section 23
679

Section 9
256
Section 10
283
Section 11
299
Section 12
318
Section 13
342
Section 14
349
Section 15
354
Section 24
729
Section 25
737
Section 26
753
Section 27
757
Section 28
758
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