The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

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The best-selling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (formerly the Concise dictionary) provides clear, concise, and often witty definitions of the most troublesome literary terms from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. It is now available in a new and expanded edition and includes increased coverage of new terms from modern critical and theoretical movements, such as feminism, andschools of American poetry, Spanish verse forms, life writing, and crime fiction. It includes extensive coverage of traditional drama, versification, rhetoric, and literary history, as well asupdated and extended advice on recommended further reading and a pronunciation guide to more than 200 terms. New to this edition are recommended entry-level web links updated via the Dictionary of Literary Terms companion website.Erotic fiction in English includes John Clelanda#39;s Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1748a€“9; popularly known as Fanny Hill), once an underground classic but now legitimately published in scholarly editions for students; and D. H. Lawrencea#39;s ... only less subject to sexual censorship but increasingly marginal to the image- dominated pornography industry proper; ... See also anagogical, apocalyptic. espinela espinela [es-pin-ay-a I†] (espinella) Another name for the Spanish * decastich.


Title:The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
Author: Chris Baldick
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2008
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