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Routledge Dictionary of Literary Termsby Peter Childs
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A twenty-first century version of Roger Fowler's 1973 Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, this latest edition of The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is the most up-to-date guide to critical and theoretical concepts available to students of literature at all levels.
With over forty newly commissioned entries, this essential reference book includes:
Covering both long-established terminology as well as the specialist vocabulary of modern theoretical schools, The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is an indispensable guide to the principal terms and concepts encountered in debates over literary studies in the twenty-first century.
A 21st Century update of Roger Fowler's 1973 "Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms "that contained entries written by such giants of Literary Theory as Terry Eagleton, Malcolm Bradbury and Victor and Lorna Sage, this is an essential reference book for students of literature at all levels. INCLUDES: - An exhaustive range of entries, covering such topics as genre, form, cultural theory and literary technique - New definitions of contemporary critical issues such as Cybercriticism and Globalization - Complete coverage of traditional and radical approaches to the study and production of literature - Thorough accounts of critical terminology and analyses of key academic debates. - Full cross-referencing throughout and suggestions for further reading
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