A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, Fifth Edition

A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, Fifth Edition

Author(s): J. A. Cuddon

Published Online: 6 DEC 2012 05:10AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444333275

Online ISBN: 9781118325988

DOI: 10.1002/9781118325988

About this Book

With new entries and sensitive edits, this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon's indispensable dictionary firmly in the 21st Century.

  • Written in a clear and highly readable style
  • Comprehensive historical coverage extending from ancient times to 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 gender studies and queer theory, post-colonial theory, post-structuralism, post-modernism, narrative theory, and cultural studies.
  • Existing entries have been edited to ensure that topics receive balanced treatment

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