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1st Edition

Dictionary of Literature in English

ISBN 9781579583811
Published April 1, 2002 by Routledge
196 Pages

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Book Description

This dictionary is a guide to the key authors, concepts, and terms used in the study of literature written in English. Each entry begins with a straightforward definition, and is followed by explanation and examples. Each writer is defined by type, significant preoccupation and/or style, and a selection of notable works. There are a number of entries on writers in a foreign language who have had a major influence on literature in English. One of the most important uses of this book is as a cross-referencing tool. Italicized cross-referenced entries form an interrelated web, presenting a unified overall picture of particular areas of interest.

Table of Contents

Preface, Acknowledgements, Listings from A to Z.

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Sarah King

Neil King


"[A] reference for high school or college students, this dictionary provides simple definitions for terms commonly encountered in the study of literature." -- Reference & Research Book News