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The Penguin dictionary of literary terms and literary theory, J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib

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The Penguin dictionary of literary terms and literary theory
Title
The Penguin dictionary of literary terms and literary theory
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J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib
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eng
Summary
  • Gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality). This book explores literary movements (neoclassism, romanticism, vorticism) and schools of literary theory. It covers genres (elegy, fabliau, pastoral) and literary forms (haiku, ottava rima, sonnet).
  • Accomplishes cameo wonders of literary history ... generously and urbanely compiled New York Times Scholarly, succinct, comprehensive and entertaining ... an indispensable work of reference Times Literary Supplement
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J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary of Sport and Games, as well as several novels, plays and travel books. He also edited two anthologoies of supernatural fiction. He died in 1996. M.A.R. Habib received his doctorate from the University of Oxford, and is Professor of English at Rutgers University. He is the author of seven books, including A History Of Literary Criticism: From Plato to the Present (2005), and editor of the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol. VI (2013). He is currently writing a book entitled Hegel and the Foundations of Modern Literary Theory.
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UK-WkNB
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1928-1996
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Cuddon, J. A.,
Dewey number
  • 803
  • 803
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN41
LC item number
C83 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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Habib, M. A. R
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  • Criticism
  • Literature
  • English language
  • Literary form
  • Literary reference works
  • Reference works
  • Literature
  • Literary reference works
  • Reference works
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"An indispensable work of reference". (Times Literary Supplement). 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. It gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality). It explores literary movements (neoclassism, romanticism, vorticism) and schools of literary theory. It covers genres (elegy, fabliau, pastoral) and literary forms (haiku, ottava rima, sonnet)
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general
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The Penguin dictionary of literary terms and literary theory, J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib
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Paperback
Control code
9780141047157
Dimensions
20x13x3 cm.
Extent
816 p.
Isbn
9780141047157
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The Penguin dictionary of literary terms and literary theory, J. A. Cuddon, M. A. R. Habib
Publication
Note
Paperback
Control code
9780141047157
Dimensions
20x13x3 cm.
Extent
816 p.
Isbn
9780141047157
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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