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Readers Companion To World Literature

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Compiled and edited by a board of distinguished educators, this single-volume encyclopedia contains vital information on the world's greatest literary masterpieces-and is an essential reference source for home, library, and school.

Includes A-Z listings on:

* Authors-supplies dates of lives and works, and critical evaluations of everyone from Herodotus to Hemingway

* Titles-mentions pertinent movements and influences from Beowulf to The Cherry Orchard

* Literary Movements-defines the aims, techniques, styles and settings of Classicism, Impressionism, and many others

* Historical Movements-explains background, ideals, and settings for authors and works from Classic Antiquity to the Renaissance

* Technical Terms and Phrases-definitions of commonly-used terms, from "assonance" to "trope"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451205131
Revised:
Hornstein, Lillian Herlands
Revised:
Brown, Sterling Allen
Author:
Brown, Calvin S.
Author:
Herlands Hornstein, Lillian
Author:
Percy, G. D.
Author:
Hornstein, Lillian Herlands
Revised:
Edel, Leon
Publisher:
NAL Trade
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
107-125
Publication Date:
20020101
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
816
Dimensions:
8.10x5.20x1.76 in. 1.45 lbs.

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