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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: United Kingdom; Penguin Books Ltd; 25 Sep 2014Description: 816 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9780141047157
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 803 J.
Summary: "An indispensable work of reference". (Times Literary Supplement). The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory is firmly established as a key work of reference in the complex and varied field of literary criticism. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for students, teachers and general readers alike. It gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality). It explores literary movements (neoclassism, romanticism, vorticism) and schools of literary theory. It covers genres (elegy, fabliau, pastoral) and literary forms (haiku, ottava rima, sonnet).
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi Language and Literature 803 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC005800
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore Generalities 803 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC008530
Total holds: 0

"An indispensable work of reference". (Times Literary Supplement). The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory is firmly established as a key work of reference in the complex and varied field of literary criticism. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for students, teachers and general readers alike. It gives definitions of technical terms (hamartia, iamb, zeugma) and critical jargon (aporia, binary opposition, intertextuality). It explores literary movements (neoclassism, romanticism, vorticism) and schools of literary theory. It covers genres (elegy, fabliau, pastoral) and literary forms (haiku, ottava rima, sonnet).

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