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A handbook to literature

Author: William Harmon; William Flint Thrall
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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The definitive, contemporary reference on literature and literary criticism in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. Covers a wide range of terms, most centered in literature, but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Résumés, programmes, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Harmon; William Flint Thrall
ISBN: 0130979988 9780130979988
OCLC Number: 49249569
Notes: "Based on earlier editions by William Flint Thrall, Addison Hibbard, and C. Hugh Holman."
Appendices list the winners of the Nobel Prize for literature and the Pulizer Prizes for fiction, poetry, and drama.
Includes index.
Description: vii, 663 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Outline of literary history : British and American --
Nobel prizes for literature --
Pulitzer prizes for fiction --
Pulitzer prizes for poetry --
Pulitzer prizes for drama.
Responsibility: William Harmon.

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The definitive, contemporary reference on literature and literary criticism in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. Covers a wide range of terms, most centered in literature, but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics and literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and computing and information science terms. For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.

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