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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (Oxford Paperback Reference) Paperback – 5 Sep 1991

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; New edition edition (5 Sept. 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0192828932
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192828934
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.8 x 19.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 308,635 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Good coverage from the classical to the contemporary."--David G. Hale, State University of New York at Brockport"Clearly and concisely written. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive of such 'concise' handbooks."--Robert W. Lewis, University of North Dakota"Of the many recent dictionaries of literary terms, Baldick's is the one most likely to satisfy today's student....The explanations are clear and succinct, and often employ illustrative examples."--Library Journal (in a starred review)"This is an excellent "pocket-sized" reference paperback at a reasonable price."--Dr. Robert C. Rice, Christendom College"This is just what our English majors need. It's up to date, to the point, and inexpensive."--Preston Harper, Albilene Christian University"Excellent, one of the best on the market, level just right for undergraduates."--Sabine Gross, University of Wisconsin/Madison

About the Author

About the Author Chris Baldick is Senior Lecturer in English at Edge Hill College of Higher Education in Ormskirk, Scotland.


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