J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J. A. Cuddon and M. A. R. Habib. Paperback. Sep 01, | Pages. Buy. A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition edits, this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in the 21st Century.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory explains critical jargon intertextuality, aporiaschools of ad the The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements.
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.
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I used to borrow it from the library so much that I ended up buying it. I refer to it all the time for my English courses to not only further my own knowledge but also to have fantastic definitions or backgrounds on theorists.
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