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A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition

What I found most interesting were the lengthy sections on genres. At this untimely death inCharles Cuddon, as he was known, had completed much of the revisory and updating work involved in preparing the edition. Nov 13, Deanna rated it really liked it.

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

Jan 25, Kelli rated it it was amazing. It also cross-references terms to connect movements and inovations. I use this every unit to get ov for the literary terms we use.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? One person found this helpful. Unfortunately, few of us will have the C-note to lay out for the presumably much better produced hardback edition The work of the third edition, to cover the schools and various terminologies of literary theory is continued, without compromising coverage afforded to more traditional critical terms and topics. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.


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I recently started an English MA program and wanted a book with a good overview of lit. Read reviews that mention literary terms dictionary of literary literary theory english major terms and theories purchased the book penguin dictionary reference book literary term pages text class examples comprehensive cuddon movements poetry students definitions entries. Everything we’ve discussed in my British Lit class, as far as literary terms, not the actual stories, I have been able to find in the book.

I refer to it all the time for my English courses to not only further my own knowledge but also to have fantastic definitions or backgrounds on theorists.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How Poe having a lot of influence on later horror novelists was to their detriment, for example. Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory explains critical jargon intertextuality, aporiaschools of literary the The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements.


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Yeah, I’m reading it for my own personal pleasure. The entry on “novel” takes up 40 pages. Lists with This Book. There are no individual entries for authors or their works in this book. I used to borrow it from the library so much that I ended up buying it. Daniel rated it did not like it Dec 27, Although it is regularly released in new editions to include new entries and opinions, I still find by the time its published it’s already quite out-of-date.

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Among the entries extensively rewritten or newly contributed are: This book has a single author, unlike many reference works that have a group of contributors. Dec 29, Andra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Penguin Books; 4th edition February 1, Language: