A Handbook to Literature

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"This work provides 'explanations of terms, concepts, schools, and movements in literature. Alphabetical arrangement with numerous cross references as well as bibliographic references for some entries.'" Guide to Ref Books. 11th ed. "Contents include: Outliine of literary history: British and American; Nobel Prizes for Literature; Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction; Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry; and Pulitzer Prizes for Drama."

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I have used this book in large ammounts of my literature studies at the university, and despite bing an old edition it still holds key terms to make studies just a little easier on students. Read full review

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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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Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry

About the author (2000)

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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