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Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory explains critical jargon intertextuality, aporiaschools of literary theory structuralism, feminist criticismliterary forms sonnet, ottava rimaand genres elegy, pastoral and examines artifacts, historic locales, archetypes, origins of well-known phrases, and much, much more. Well there are a few.

I haven’t read every single word defined, yet this book is a must when you are studying English.

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Sep 01, Angie Lisle rated it liked it. About the Author J. Read more Read less. Every obscure literary term imaginable is here, but that’s not cuddo I am taking the time to praise this handy little volume. An amazing behemoth of a book Open Preview See a Problem?

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

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

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