A Glossary of Literary Terms

A Glossary of Literary Terms

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First published over fifty years ago, A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS remains an essential text for all serious students of literature. 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 entries and additional reading. This indispensable, authoritative, and highly affordable reference covers terms useful in discussing literature and literary history, theory, and criticism. Perfect as a core text for introductory literary theory or as a supplement to any literature course, this classic work is an invaluable reference that students can continue to use throughout their academic and professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Erziehungsroman ( erts e00 ungsr omAcn0): 255. eschatology ( es0 k atol00 oj e): 183. essay: Any short composition in prose that ... A useful distinction is that between the formal and informal essay. ... Examples will be found in scholarly journals, as well as among the serious articles on current topics and issues in any of theanbsp;...

Title:A Glossary of Literary Terms
Author:M.H. Abrams, Geoffrey Harpham
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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