Dec 6, View Table of Contents for A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in. A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition With new entries and sensitive edits, this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable. Sep 25, J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary.

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A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition

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Jan 12, Jamie Lee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Cuddon often -but not always- didn’t take the time to give a foreign title its English translation. Dictiknary, few of us will have the C-note to lay out for the presumably much better produced hardback edition It also cross-references terms to connect movements and inovations. He also wrote several plays, libretti, novels, short stories, essays, and travel narratives. Jan 25, Kelli rated it it was amazing. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J.A. Cuddon

Cuddon No preview available – The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Read more Read less. Norton’s Anthology of Lit. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The entry on “novel” takes up ferms pages. This book is absolutely essential for anyone needing a good overview of lit.

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Aug 29, DoctorM rated it really liked it Shelves: The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Dec 17, Mikimbizii rated it it was amazing Shelves: I quickly found recommended writers that I hadn’t known along with those I was well acquainted with. Has loads of literary terms. I am a hopeless book addict, and this little reference work really made my day s.


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