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The Oxford dictionary of literary terms

Baldick, Chris

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  • "From abjection to zeugma, this fully revised and expanded dictionary clearly explains even the most difficult literary terms. As the most informative and thorough guide of its kind, it is an essential reference work for both students and general readers of literature." "This book includes: Over 1,200 terms covering literary history and criticism, traditional drama, versification, and rhetoric; increased coverage of terms, from modern critical and theoretical movements to crime fiction; and pronunciation displayed for over 200 terms."--Jacket.


  • Rev. ed. of: The concise Oxford dictionary of literary terms.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [360]-361).
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