A Handbook to Literature

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 675 pages
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Thedefinitive,contemporary reference on literature and literary criticism in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology.Covers a wide range of terms, most centered in literature, but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics and literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and computing and information science terms.For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.

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I was made to buy this in my first Lit Crit class as an undergrad and, although we never directly used it in the class, this has been one of the most valuable books I collected in college! Read full review

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This is a fantastic resource for English teachers and students. Most entries are easily accessible for students at the college level. Read full review

Contents

Handbook to Literature 1
36
British and American
557
APPENDICES
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WILLIAM HARMON is James Gordon Hanes Professor of the Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, author of five books of poetry and editor of "A Handbook to Literature". His most recent poetry has appeared in "Blink" and "Light".

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