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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (5th Edition)

Author: Cuddon, J. A.
Habib, M. A. R.

Publisher: Penguin Books

Format:Paperback
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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (5th Edition) :

The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory is firmly established as a key work of reference in the complex and varied field of literary criticism. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for students, teachers and general readers alike.

  • Gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical vocabulary (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality)
  • Provides completely new entries covering several areas of literary theory, including gender studies, post-colonial theory, Asian literatures, world literature and dub poetry
  • Explores literary movements (neoclassism, romanticism, vorticism) and schools of literary theory
  • Covers genres (elegy, fabliau, pastoral) and literary forms (haiku, ottava rima, sonnet)


Category   Subject
Literary Criticism   Reference

ISBN 13:9780141047157
ISBN 10:0141047151
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:816
Size:7.75" l x 5.05" w x 1.53" h
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