A Handbook to Literature / Edition 12

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205024018
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 1/14/2011
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 154,480
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface to the Twelfth Edition

To the User

Handbook to Literature

Outline of Literary History: British, American, World


Monetary Terms and Values

Nobel Prizes for Literature

Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction

Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry

Pulitzer Prizes for Drama

Index of Proper Names

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2000

    Excellence incarnate!

    This handbook is without question the strongest of its kind on the market today. It's approachable yet scholarly format makes it useful to every student of the English language, from freshman English majors through graduate students. This will indubitably be a boost to anyone's library.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2013

    Very Helpful Resource

    I got this book because it's a required reading for one of my classes, but I've found that it's actually a great resource for anything you could need to know about literature. It serves as kind of an encyclopedia of literature terms and it offers about the same amount of information on each term as an encyclopedia does--that is to say, enough for general information, but not enough for great detail. Still, I've found it useful and will probably continue to use it once I've finished the class I purchased it for.

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