The Oxford companion to English literature

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Sir Paul Harvey, Dorothy Eagle
Clarendon P., 1969 - Literary Criticism - 961 pages
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User Review  - soniaandree - LibraryThing

Classic reference book for any literature buff and first year undergraduates, this dictionary won't leave you indifferent: themes, literary movements and biographies are explained clearly and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Golden - Goodreads

It's somewhat dated, Anglo-centric, Euro-centric, and -- as might be expected -- largely disregards 'genre fiction'; but, I'm still a sucker for these type of encyclopedias. A great big summary of literature that was either written in, or translated into the English language. Read full review

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