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A good desk top reference dictionary. Apr 30, C. 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.

As the author is English, there may also be a slight bias toward English writers. This can lead to weak sections that are outside the solo author’s expertise. A bible in my literature classes. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Just a moment while we sign you in to literarh Goodreads account.

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This book has been a trusted aid since High School. 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. See all 48 reviews. There is even a heading for “shaggy dog story”.


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WileyOct 23, – Literary Criticism – pages. A must have for an academic and an great choice for those who love literature and poetry in a mad, curious and dionysian-like way. Account Options Sign in. Jun 27, Kristin rated it it was amazing. An amazing behemoth of a book There is now no better memorial to its author’s extraordinary polymathy and literary scholarship. A delectable, enjoyable, and very necessary buffet of knowledge for the English major!

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Dec 05, Tarsem Janagal rated it liked it. It is more like journeying through a complex, exotic map of a secret island than reading. Very glad I own this reference tool. Apr 13, Chris Van Dyke rated it really liked it Shelves: 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released in new editions to include new entries and opinions, I still find by the time its published it’s already quite out-of-date.

Social Policy and Discourse Analysis: Unfortunately, few of us will have the C-note to lay out for the presumably much better produced hardback edition Attention to all Literature Majors! Lists with This Book. 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. Dec 29, Andra rated it it was amazing Shelves: The definitions it does herms are so broad and vague and usually outdated as to not be of any use at all e.


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