A Handbook to Literature

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Prentice Hall, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 671 pages
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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 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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Contents

Handbook to Literature 1
292
British and American
552
APPENDICES
617
Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry
624
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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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