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A glossary of literary terms

Author: M H Abrams; Geoffrey Galt Harpham
Publisher: Boston, MA : Thomson, Wadsworth, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th ed., International student edView all editions and formats
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Contains essays on the terms used in discussing literature, literary history, and literary criticism.

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Genre/Form: Terminology
Terms and phrases
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M H Abrams; Geoffrey Galt Harpham
ISBN: 1413004563 9781413004564 1413002188 9781413002188
OCLC Number: 57378550
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xi, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: M.H. Abrams ; with contributions by Geoffrey Galt Harpham.

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At My Elbow Every Day

by kgs (WorldCat user published 2005-10-10) Excellent Permalink
My desk space is precious, but as a writer of creative nonfiction, I save some real estate for Abrams' handbook. Sometimes I wish for more breadth (no definition for "mise en scene," for example), but as Tracy said of Hepburn, what's there is cherce. There is just enough wit to make the Glossary worth...
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