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The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics
The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics
by Princeton
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The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics is a comprehensive reference work dealing with all aspects of its subject: history, types, movements, prosody, and critical terminology. Prepared by recognized authorities, its articles treat their... (read more)

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A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
by Tom Nissley
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A Reader’s Book of Days combines the sly charm of Schott’s Original Miscellany with the informative breadth of the Intellectual Devotional series. Jeopardy! champion and book maven Tom Nissley has combed literary history to capture the... (read more)

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Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia
Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia
by Benet
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Long recognized as the supreme reference on world literature, Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia is the single-most complete one-volume encyclopedia available for those with a serious interest in the subject. More than 10,000 entries explore all... (read more)

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms & Literary Theory)
The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms & Literary Theory)
by Penguin
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The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin... (read more)

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The New Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms
The New Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms
by Princeton
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"A valuable, convenient edition of the recent New Princeton Encyclopedia is intended for the general reader. Its emphasis is most appealingly on poetry--the strongly held feelings that 'poetry matters.'"--Theodore Weiss, Editor, Quarterly Review of... (read more)

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A Dictionary of Literary Symbols
A Dictionary of Literary Symbols
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This is the first dictionary of symbols to be based on literature, rather than "universal" pyschological archetypes, myths or esoterica. Michael Ferber has assembled nearly two hundred main entries clearly explaining and illustrating the literary symbols... (read more)

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The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature
The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature
by Michael Cox
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What were people reading about as Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? How did the events around the industrial revolution influence the literary output of British writers and thinkers? What are we reading now and how does it differ... (read more)

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A Glossary of Literary Terms
A Glossary of Literary Terms
by M H Abrams
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First published fifty years ago, A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS remains an essential text for all serious students of literature. Now fully updated to reflect the latest scholarship on recent and rapidly evolving critical theories, the ninth edition... (read more)

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Studying the Novel: An Introduction
Studying the Novel: An Introduction
by Jeremy Hawthorn
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This complete introduction offers practical guidance on the techniques of reading and analyzing novels, and is well-illustrated with examples from a wide range of novels and stories. It provides clear explanations of complex critical approaches and... (read more)

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The March of Literature: From Confucius' Day to Our Own
The March of Literature: From Confucius' Day to Our Own
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Written for general readers rather than scholars and first published in 1938, The March of Literature is a working novelist's view of what is valuable in literature, and why. Convinced that scholars and teachers give a false sense of literature, Ford... (read more)

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Glossary of Literary Terms 6TH Edition
Glossary of Literary Terms 6TH Edition
by M H Abrams
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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.... (read more)

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The Penguin Dictionary of Critical Theory
The Penguin Dictionary of Critical Theory
by Penguin
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The most up-to-date and authoritative introduction to critical theory available, this acclaimed dictionary provides an ideal overview of the full range of theories, schools of thought, and theorists. Whether it's Arendt or Woolf, object relations or... (read more)

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Concise Glossary of Cultural Theory
Concise Glossary of Cultural Theory
by Peter Brooker
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This glossary of key terms is an indispensable guide to the changing meanings and issues in cultural studies and the broader study of culture. Written with the student and general reader in mind, the entries present cultural theory as an active and... (read more)

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English Literature (Barron's EZ-101 Study Keys)
English Literature (Barron's EZ-101 Study Keys)
by Barrons
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Designed to be compatible with virtually every standard textbook in their subject field, BarronA a¬a s EZ-101 Study Keys give you a valuable overview of your college-level course. Classroom-style notes emphasize important facts, remind you what you need... (read more)

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The Reader's Companion to World Literature
The Reader's Companion to World Literature
by Lillian H Hornstein
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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-to-Z... (read more)

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NTC's Dictionary of Literary Terms
NTC's Dictionary of Literary Terms
by Kathleen Morner
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* 600 Terms, Concepts, and Critical Theories. Are all defined, explained, and illustrated in clear, easy-to-understand language. * Comprehensive. Providing students with all the literary and critical terms commonly encountered in the study of literature,... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory: Approaches, Scholars, Terms (Theory/Culture)
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Literary Theory: Approaches, Scholars, Terms (Theory/Culture)
by Irena R Makaryk
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The last half of the twentieth century has seen the emergence of literary theory as a new discipline. As with any body of scholarship, various schools of thought exist, and sometimes conflict, within it. I.R. Makaryk has compiled a welcome guide to the... (read more)

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The Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism
The Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary and Cultural Criticism
by Joseph Childers
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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature
The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature
by Oxford
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A breathtaking achievement, this Concise Companion is a suitable crown to the astonishing production in African American literature and criticism that has swept over American literary studies in the last two decades. It offers an enormous range of... (read more)

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The Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms
The Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms
by Ross Murfin
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Like its highly praised and widely adopted predecessor, the second edition of The Bedford Glossary presents definitions of more than 700 literary and critical terms for today's student. The second edition features many additional terms, both traditional... (read more)

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