The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (Paperback)
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DescriptionThe best-selling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (formerly the Concise dictionary) provides clear, concise, and often witty definitions of the most troublesome literary terms from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. It is now available in a new and expanded edition and includes increased coverage of new terms from modern critical and theoretical movements, such as feminism, and 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. New to this edition are recommended entry-level web links updated via the Dictionary of Literary Terms companion website.
- Published: 05 March 2009
- Format: Paperback 384 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780199208272 ISBN 10: 0199208271
- Sales rank: 11,207
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Aargh! I acidentally clicked 'dislike' instead of 'like' on Jacy Hui's review! This is a fantastic book - very, very handy for Literature students! by Emma Hayes
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Definitely a worthy investment for any literature students. It provides succinct definitions of literary terms and provide illuminating examples. by Jacy Hui