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A new handbook of literary terms

Author: David Mikics
Publisher: New Haven, CT ; London : Yale University Press, [2010] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook offers an guide to words and concepts that every student of literature needs to know. Mikics's definitions sketch the derivation and history of each term, including especially lucid explanations of verse forms and providing a sense of literary periods and movements from classicism to postmodernism.
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mikics
ISBN: 9780300164312 0300164319 9780300106367 030010636X
OCLC Number: 871482029
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xi, 348 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Literary terms
Responsibility: David Mikics.

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A guide to words and concepts that students of literature needs to know. It includes definitions that sketch the derivation and history of each term, including explanations of verse forms and  Read more...

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"Very few books give much more than they promise. Mikics's New Handbook is superbly generous in offering vast stores of insight and information. It is an exuberant introduction to all of Western Read more...

 
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