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The Oxford dictionary of literary terms

Author: Chris Baldick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"From abjection to zeugma, this fully revised and expanded dictionary clearly explains even the most difficult literary terms. As the most informative and thorough guide of its kind, it is an essential reference work for both students and general readers of literature." "This book includes: Over 1,200 terms covering literary history and criticism, traditional drama, versification, and rhetoric; increased coverage of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Electronic books
Reference works
Terminology
Terms and phrases
Terminologie
Mots et locutions
Dictionaries
lexikon
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Baldick
ISBN: 9780199238910 019923891X 9780199208272 0199208271 9780191727177 0191727172
OCLC Number: 177014773
Notes: Revised edition of: The concise Oxford dictionary of literary terms.
Description: x, 361 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: PREFACE; PRONUNCIATION; LITERARY TERMS A-Z; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: Chris Baldick.

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear, concise, and witty definitions of even the most complex literary terms from abjection to zeugma. An essential reference tool for students of  Read more...

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