A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms

A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms

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Baker & Taylor
Expands upon the traditional literary vocabulary by combining related theoretical, historical, and cultural terms with definitions and critical essays.

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A dictionary of some 850 literary terms and themes, with definitions in clear, nontechnical language and essays on major themes. Gives students and general readers not only a traditional literary vocabulary but also the knowledge of related theoretical, historical, and cultural terms they need in the interdisciplinary world of contemporary literary studies. Entries reflect literature as it is taught and experienced today, with flexible boundaries between high and popular culture and literary and non-literary vocabulary. The author is a professor of English at City College of New York. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c1999
ISBN: 9780816032327
0816032327
Branch Call Number: R 803 QUI
Characteristics: viii, 360 p. ; 24 cm

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