A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

Author: J. A. Cuddon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118326008
Format: PDF, Docs
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With new entries and sensitive edits, this fifth edition placesJ.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in the 21stCentury. Written in a clear and highly readable style Comprehensive historical coverage extending from ancient timesto the present day Broad intellectual and cultural range Expands on the previous edition to incorporate the most recent literary terminology New material is particularly focused in areas such as genderstudies and queer theory, post-colonial theory, post-structuralism,post-modernism, narrative theory, and cultural studies. Existing entries have been edited to ensure that topics receivebalanced treatment

The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

Author: Claire Preston
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140513639
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 fourth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for student, teachers and general readers alike.

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Author: Chris Baldick
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191044075
Format: PDF, Docs
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The bestselling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of the most troublesome literary terms, from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. Now expanded and in its fourth edition, it includes increased coverage of new terms from modern critical and theoretical movements, such as feminism, schools of American poetry, Spanish verse forms, life writing, and crime fiction. It includes extensive coverage of traditional drama, versification, rhetoric, and literary history, as well as updated and extended advice on recommended further reading and a pronunciation guide to more than 200 terms. Completely revised and updated, this edition also features brand-new entries on terms such as distant reading, graphic novels, middle generation, and misery memoir. Many new bibliographies have been added to entries and recommended web links are available via a companion website.

A Glossary of Literary Terms

Author: M.H. Abrams
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285974514
Format: PDF, Kindle
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First published over fifty years ago, A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS remains an essential text for all serious students of literature. Now fully updated to reflect the latest scholarship on recent and rapidly evolving critical theories, the eleventh edition contains a complete glossary of essential literary terms presented as a series of engaging, beautifully crafted essays that explore the terms, place them in context, and suggest related entries and additional reading. This indispensable, authoritative, and highly affordable reference covers terms useful in discussing literature and literary history, theory, and criticism. Perfect as a core text for introductory literary theory or as a supplement to any literature course, this classic work is an invaluable reference that students can continue to use throughout their academic and professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

Author: J. A. Cuddon
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780141047157
Format: PDF, ePub
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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) 'Accomplishes cameo wonders of literary history . . . generously and urbanely compiled.' The New York Times

The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

Author: John Anthony Cuddon
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780140512274
Format: PDF
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The Fourth Edition of this classic dictionary has been thoroughly revised and updated to maintain its position as the most comprehensive and accessible work available. It has been improved throughout and expanded to include many new entries. The excellent coverage of the schools and terminology of literary theory is continued, without compromising coverage of more traditional critical terms and topics. Charles Cuddon's completed revision and updating have been overseen and developed by C. E. Preston of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, with several of her colleagues. After more than 20 years, Cuddon's Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory remain 'a superlative work of reference that will also be read for pleasure', as it was acclaimed in 1976.

The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms

Author: Peter Childs
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134234759
Format: PDF
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A twenty-first century version of Roger Fowler’s 1973 Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, this latest edition of The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is the most up-to-date guide to critical and theoretical concepts available to students of literature at all levels. With over forty newly commissioned entries, this essential reference book includes: an exhaustive range of entries, covering such topics as genre, form, cultural theory and literary technique new definitions of contemporary critical issues such as Cybercriticism and Globalization complete coverage of traditional and radical approaches to the study and production of literature thorough accounts of critical terminology and analyses of key academic debates full cross-referencing throughout and suggestions for further reading. Covering both long-established terminology as well as the specialist vocabulary of modern theoretical schools, The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is an indispensable guide to the principal terms and concepts encountered in debates over literary studies in the twenty-first century.

The Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory

Author: Peter Auger
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1843318717
Format: PDF
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This Dictionary is a guide to the literary terms most relevant to students and readers of English literature today, thorough on the essentials and generous in its intellectual scope. The definitions are lively and precise in equipping students and general readers with a genuinely useful critical vocabulary. It identifies the thinking and controversies surrounding terms, and offers fresh insights and directions for future reading. It does this with the help of extensive cross-referencing, indexes and up-to-date bibliography (with recommended websites).