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eBook Handbook of Literary Terms: Literature, Language, Theory ePub

by X. J. Kennedy

  • ISBN: 0321202074
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: X. J. Kennedy
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Longman (June 5, 2004)
  • Pages: 176
  • ePub book: 1175 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1994 kb
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  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 700

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Handbook of Literary Terms book.

Mark Bauerlein is Professor of English at Emory University.

Kennedy, after graduation from Seton Hall and Columbia, became a journalist second class in the Navy ("Actually, I was pretty eighth class"). His poems, some published in the New Yorker, were first collected in Nude Descending a Staircase (1961). Since then he has written five more collections, several widely adopted literature and writing textbooks, and seventeen books for children, including two novels. Mark Bauerlein is Professor of English at Emory University. He is author of Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997), Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (2001), and other books on American literary, history, and philosophy.

This glossary of literary terms is a list of definitions of terms and concepts used in the discussion, classification, analysis, and criticism of all types of literature, such as poetry, novels, and picture books, as well as of grammar, syntax, and . .

For a more complete glossary of terms relating to poetry in particular, see Glossary of poetry terms. He has taught at Michigan, North Carolina (Greensboro), California (Irvine), Wellesley, Tufts, and Leeds.

General Literary Criticism Books. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Paperback, Pearson College Div, 2012, ISBN13 9780321845566, ISBN10 0321845560.

English Literature, Literary Theory, Linguistics, Film Theory, Media Theory, UGC NET JRF Exam Preparation, Novel .

Author(s): Maggie Tallerman, Kathleen R. Gibson. Series: Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, Year: 2012 (4MB). Author(s): Geoff Hall.

X J Kennedy, Dana Gioia, Mark Bauerlein. Selected illustrations throughout.

A practical, instructive, and comprehensive guide to the language of literary study, Kennedy's A Handbook of Literary Terms is a reference manual that aims to demystify literature and the techniques literary scholars use. Over 400 entries. Clear, concise, and accessible definitions of key literary terms. Visual material supports explanations. Those interested in the study of literature and the vocabulary of literary inquiry.

Comments

Sharpbrew Sharpbrew
This is exactly the right book for someone like me, who wants a lively, expert, up-to-date and, within its relatively brief compass, a reasonably comprehensive guide to terms in language, literary criticism and theory, but one that is not too technical, not clogged with jargon. I like the clarity and conciseness, and the helpful cross-referencing which allows one to put this definition or that in a wider context. As the authors say, there are various longer books to which one can turn for treatment in still greater depth; but for the intelligent, enquiring high school or university student, the merits of this little compendium will not soon be exhausted.
Low_Skill_But_Happy_Deagle Low_Skill_But_Happy_Deagle
I liked this book but it was not as user friendly for my high schoolers. Very textbook-like reading. Some references and examples were very obscure.
Gogul Gogul
Exactly what it is. A handbook of terms in stories and about literature. Quite helpful for vocabulary quizzes if needed.
dermeco dermeco
Came in quickly. Just what I needed.
Winenama Winenama
Very good.
Larosa Larosa
This book just gives a brief outline or overview of quite a few literary terms. It's a good starter book.
Lyrtois Lyrtois
Great condition
I didn't get to finish it!