The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms by Peter ChildsThe Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms by Peter Childs

The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms

EditorPeter Childs, Roger Fowler

Hardcover | November 10, 2005

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A twenty-first century version of Roger Fowler¿s 1973Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, this latest edition ofTheRoutledge Dictionary of Literary Termsis the most up-to-date guide to critical and theoretical concepts available to students of literature at all levels.

With over forty newly commissioned entries, this essential reference book includes:

  • an exhaustive range of entries, covering such topics as genre, form, cultural theory and literary technique
  • new definitions of contemporary critical issues such asCybercriticismandGlobalization
  • complete coverage of traditional and radical approaches to the study and production of literature
  • thorough accounts of critical terminology and analyses of key academic debates
  • full cross-referencing throughout and suggestions for further reading.

Covering both long-established terminology as well as the specialist vocabulary of modern theoretical schools,TheRoutledge Dictionary of Literary Termsis an indispensable guide to the principal terms and concepts encountered in debates over literary studies in the twenty-first century.

Peter Childs is Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire. His recent publications include Modernism (Routledge, 2000) andContemporary Novelists: British Fiction Since 1970(Palgrave, 2004).Roger Fowler (1939-1999). The distinguished and long-serving Professor of English and Linguistics at the Universit...
Title:The Routledge Dictionary of Literary TermsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:November 10, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415361176

ISBN - 13:9780415361170