ISBN-10:
0495898023
ISBN-13:
9780495898023
Pub. Date:
01/10/2011
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
A Glossary of Literary Terms / Edition 10

A Glossary of Literary Terms / Edition 10

by M. H. Abrams, Geoffrey Harpham

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A Glossary of Literary Terms / Edition 10

First published in 1957, A Glossary of Literary Terms contains succinct essays on the terms used in discussing literature, literary history, and literary criticism. This text is an indispensable reference for students.

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ISBN-13: 9780495898023
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/10/2011
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

M. H. Abrams is a distinguished scholar who has written prize-winning books on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature, literary criticism, and European Romanticism. He also is General Editor for THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE. In addition, M. H. Abrams has been the recipient of Guggenheim, Ford Foundation, and Rockefeller Postwar fellowships and the Award for Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1990).


Geoffrey Galt Harpham is the director of the National Humanities Center. The recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation, he has written extensively in the fields of literary criticism, critical theory, and intellectual history. Among his many books are ON THE GROTESQUE, ONE OF US: THE MASTERY OF JOSEPH CONRAD and THE HUMANITIES AND THE DREAM OF AMERICA.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. How to Use this Glossary. Literary Terms. Index of Authors.

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