A Glossary of Literary Terms Paperback – by M.H. Abrams (Author), Geoffrey Galt Harpham (Author)
First published over fifty years ago, A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS remains an essential text for all serious students of literature. Now fully updated to reflect the latest scholarship on recent and rapidly evolving critical theories, the eleventh edition contains a complete glossary of essential literary terms presented as a series of engaging, beautifully crafted essays that explore the terms, place them in context and suggest related entries and additional reading. This indispensable, authoritative and highly affordable reference covers terms useful in discussing literature and literary history, theory and criticism. Perfect as a core text for introductory literary theory or as a supplement to any literature course, this classic work is an invaluable reference that students can continue to use throughout their academic and professional careers.