Dec 6, View Table of Contents for A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in. A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition With new entries and sensitive edits, this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable. Sep 25, J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary.

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A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J.A. Cuddon

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory

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Cuddon often -but not always- didn’t take the time to give a foreign title its English translation. I use this every unit to get definitions for the literary terms we use.

Cuddon No preview available – When you go to the short story section, for instance, you will find 12 pages dedicated to coverage of authors and their works dating from biblical times to the present Expanded to include many new entries, it has been improved throughout, in places rendered more concise, in others amended and extended, with both major and minor additions.


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