The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

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Containing over 1,000 of the most troublesome literary terms encountered by students and general readers, this gem of a book gives clear and often witty explanations to terms such as hypertext, multi-accentuality, and postmodernism. DT Extensive coverage of traditional drama, versification, rhetoric and literay history. DT Fully updated to include terms that have become prominent in the last few years, from cyberpunk to hypertext. DT Useful advice on further reading for particularly complex terms, together with pronunciation guides on over 200 terms. DT New entries include antanaclasis, cohesion, focalization, log-rolling, and raisonneur 'This dictionary's virtues and its plain-spokenness make it as apt to the bedside table as to the desk: Dr Baldick is a Brewer for specialized tastes.' TLS 'fun to read first rate' Globe and Mail
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780192801180
Branch Call Number: PN41 .C67 2001x
Characteristics: x, 280 p. ; 20 cm


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