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15 February 2009

384 Pages

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199208272

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Third Edition

Chris Baldick

Oxford Paperback Reference

  • An expanded and fully updated edition of this best-selling dictionary
  • Additions include new terms from modern critical and theoretical movements, schools of American poetry, Spanish verse forms, life writing, crime fiction, feminist criticism
  • Almost 1,200 entries from abjection to zeugma
  • Extensive coverage of traditional drama, versification, rhetoric, and literary history
  • New recommended entry-level web links updated via the Dictionary of Literary Terms companion website
  • Additional further reading recommendations
  • Pronunciation guidance for over 200 terms