A Handbook to Literature / Edition 7

A Handbook to Literature / Edition 7

by William Harmon, C. Hugh Holman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132347822

ISBN-13: 9780132347822

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132347822
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
669
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 8.89(h) x 1.20(d)

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.

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