A Glossary of Literary Terms. Ⓒ ISBN Edition 11 Pages . Published: by Cengage Learning US. Author/s: M.H. Abrams / Cornell. Read A Glossary of Literary Terms book reviews & author details and more at M. H. Abrams is a distinguished scholar who has written prize-winning books on . A Glossary of Literary Terms has ratings and 51 reviews. Nikoleta said: Εξαιρετικό. Έχει τους λογοτεχνικούς όρους σε αλφαβητική σειρά, και δεν εξηγεί.

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Abrams is a distinguished scholar who has written prize-winning books on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature, literary criticism, and European Romanticism. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Apr 01, Amy rated it it was amazing.

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Term after term, you would get dazzled in this pool——or the sea——of signifiers. Now fully updated to reflect the latest scholarship on recent and rapidly evolving critical theories, the new 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. What coefficient metonymies shall LibraryThing uncover, I glossry

A Glossary of Literary Terms

Each term is very neatly discussed, explained and elaborated. It is somehow hard and complicated for a beginner in Literature studies to process all the new information in just a few hours. Over-elaborate where it should be more concise, too concise where more explanation would be appreciated.

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Then you would inevitably jump to the next “Realism”, then “Naturalism”, and “conventions”, “structuralism”, “post-structuralism” It explains and examines with examples all english used literary terms.

The book I have appears to be a edition, maybe 3rd Still, for me, the best book of its kind.

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