A Handbook to Literature / Edition 8

A Handbook to Literature / Edition 8

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A Handbook to Literature / Edition 8

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780130127310
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 07/15/1999
Series: Handbook to Literature Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 671
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.29(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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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.