A Handbook to Literature

A Handbook to Literature

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The "definitive," contemporary reference on literature and literary criticism in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. Covers a wide range of terms, most centered in literature, but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics and literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and computing and information science terms. For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 663 pages
  • 157 x 228.6 x 19.1mm | 539.78g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 0130979988
  • 9780130979988

Table of contents

To the User. Handbook to Literature. Abbey Theatre. Abecedarius. Abridgement. Absolute. Abstract. Absurd. Absurd, Theater of the. Academic. Academic Drama. Academies. Acatalectic. Accent. Accentualism. Accentual-Syllabic Verse. Accismus. Acephalous. Acmeism. Acronym...Zeugma. Zoom Shot. Outline of Literary History: British and American. Appendix: Nobel Prizes for Literature. Appendix: Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction. Appendix: Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. Appendix: Pulitzer Prizes for Drama. Index of Proper Names.show more

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