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By M. H. Abrams, Geoffrey Galt Harpham

ISBN-10: 0495898023

ISBN-13: 9780495898023

Publish yr note: First released in 2005

First released fifty years in the past, A word list of Literary Terms continues to be a vital textual content for all critical scholars of literature. Now totally up to date to mirror the most recent scholarship on fresh and speedily evolving serious theories, the tenth edition incorporates a whole word list of crucial literary phrases provided as a sequence of enticing essays that discover the phrases, position them in context, and recommend similar entries and extra interpreting.

This quintessential, authoritative, and hugely reasonable reference covers phrases worthy in discussing literature and literary historical past, thought, and feedback. ideal as a middle textual content for introductory literary idea or as a complement to any literature direction, this vintage paintings is a useful reference that scholars can proceed to exploit all through their educational careers.

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L. Gates, Nellie Y. McKay, and others, 1997. black comedy: 2. black humor: 2. Black Mountain poets: 277. Black writers: 274. See also African-American writers. ” Of all English metrical forms it is closest to the natural rhythms of English speech, yet flexible and adaptive to diverse levels of discourse; as a result it has been more frequently and variously used than any other form of versification. Soon after blank verse was introduced by the Earl of Surrey in his translations of Books 2 and 4 of Virgil’s The Aeneid (about 1540), it became the standard meter for Elizabethan and later poetic drama; a free form of blank verse remained the medium in such twentieth-century verse plays as those by Maxwell Anderson and T.

The New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare is a variorum edition in both senses of the word. See book, and refer to Ronald B. McKerrow, An Introduction to Bibliography (rev. 1965); Fredson Bowers, Principles of Bibliographical Description (1949); Philip Gaskell, A New Introduction to Bibliography (1972). Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).

In The Emperor Redressed: Critiquing Critical Theory, ed. ) Another revealing instance is provided by the publication of the First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays in 1623. As writings intended for the commercial Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

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