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A glossary of literary terms

Author: M H Abrams; Geoffrey Galt Harpham
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Cengage Learning, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eleventh editionView all editions and formats
First published fifty years ago, A Glossary of Literary Terms remains an essential text for all serious students of literature.

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Genre/Form: Terminology
Terms and phrases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M H Abrams; Geoffrey Galt Harpham
ISBN: 9781285465067 1285465067 9788131526354 8131526356
OCLC Number: 892212633
Notes: Previous edition: 2012.
Description: xii, 430 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface.Acknowledgements.How to Use this Glossary.Literary Terms.Index of Authors.
Responsibility: M.H. Abrams, Cornell Univerisity, Geoffrey Galt Harpham, National Humanities Center.


Suitable for all serious students of literature, this book contains a glossary of essential literary terms presented as a series of crafted essays that explore the terms, place them in context, and  Read more...


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