9780199208272

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199208272

  • ISBN 10:

    0199208271

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/15/2009
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The best-selling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (formerly the Concise dictionary) provides clear and concise, and often witty definitions of the most troublesome literary terms from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. It isnow available in a new and expanded edition and includes increased coverage of new terms from modern critical and theoretical movements, such as feminism, and schools of American poetry, Spanish verse forms, life writing, and crime fiction. It also includes extensive coverage of traditional drama, versification, rhetoric, and literary history, as well as updated and extended advice on recommended further reading and entry-level web links. There is also a pronunciation guide to more than 200 terms.

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