Glossary of literary terms abrams

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I remember looking more than a few words up and not finding any listing for them. Erudite and clear, nuff' said!

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A Glossary of Literary Terms

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This indispensable, authoritative, and highly affordable reference covers terms useful in discussing literature and literary history, theory, and criticism. If you ever find yourself confused by terms used in criticism or English and literature classes, this is the work to read!

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That is because glsosary of them provide enough information on certain subjects and some of them do not have all the terms I needed to know about. A Glossary of Literary Terms. May 22, Sarah F. If you gloseary quick but accurate descriptions of literary terms, nevertheless with some depth, and pointers on where else to go, this volume, while certainly not cheap, is definitely worth it.

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That is, there are no internal hyperlinks from article to article based on crucial terms bolded or italicized in the text. He went into English because, he says, " there weren't jobs in any literagy profession, so I thought I might as well enjoy starving, instead of starving while doing something I didn't enjoy.

A Glossary of Literary Terms by M.H. Abrams

That attribute, so easy to provide these days, would make the text a perfect 5 in my assessment. Under Abrams' editorship, the Norton Anthology of English Literature became the standard text for undergraduate survey courses across the U. Complete Edition William Shakespeare. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Refresh and try again. Now fully updated to reflect the latest scholarship on recent and rapidly evolving critical theories, the eleventh edition contains a complete glossary of essential literary terms presented as a series of engaging, beautifully crafted essays that explore the terms, place them in context, and suggest related glsosary and additional reading.

Published 9 months ago. Ways of Reading Martin Montgomery. A Glossary of Literary Terms 4. Published on May 4, The recipient of fellowships from the Literagy Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation, he has written extensively in the fields of literary criticism, critical theory, and intellectual history.

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