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With new entries and sensitive edits, this fifth edition placesJ.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in the 21stCentury.

Written in a clear and highly readable style Comprehensive historical coverage extending from ancient timesto the present day Broad intellectual and cultural range Expands on the previous edition to incorporate the most recent literary terminology New material is particularly focused in areas such as genderstudies and queer theory, post-colonial theory, post-structuralism,post-modernism, narrative theory, and cultural studies. Existing entries have been edited to ensure that topics receivebalanced treatment
Published: Wiley on
ISBN: 9781118326008
List price: $205.95
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This is a fantastic resource for English teachers and students. Most entries are easily accessible for students at the college level.more
Ok, the book is quite *hefty*, but it does become very handy if you are studying for an English degree. I had a smaller one, but I ended up buying this one because I was losing out on some literary criticism terms. Some entries do takes a certain number of pages, and can be quite confusing, but other ones are fine, and the terms allowed me to understand some particularly complicated terms. This book will be kept on my shelves, because it has become an essential tool for my studies.more

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This is a fantastic resource for English teachers and students. Most entries are easily accessible for students at the college level.more
Ok, the book is quite *hefty*, but it does become very handy if you are studying for an English degree. I had a smaller one, but I ended up buying this one because I was losing out on some literary criticism terms. Some entries do takes a certain number of pages, and can be quite confusing, but other ones are fine, and the terms allowed me to understand some particularly complicated terms. This book will be kept on my shelves, because it has become an essential tool for my studies.more
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