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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
339,647 words
For nearly half a century, James D. Hart’s Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both past and present. This ... More
A Dictionary of Critical Theory

A Dictionary of Critical Theory   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
207,076 words
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This is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available, covering the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, ... More
A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices

A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
31,725 words
Over 300 entries This new dictionary provides clear definitions of the most important literary terms and devices in classical and modern Arabic literature. It covers technical ... More
A Dictionary of Chinese Literature

A Dictionary of Chinese Literature   Quick reference

Over 240 entries From the Shi jing (Classic of Songs) of the eleventh century bc, to the to the wanglu wenxue (Internet literature) of the twenty-first century, this ... More
A Dictionary of Critical Theory

A Dictionary of Critical Theory (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies, Social sciences
Length:
227,662 words
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Over 750 entries The most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available, covering the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, cultural studies, gender ... More
Dictionary Plus Literature

Dictionary Plus Literature   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Literature
Length:
11,321 words
This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on writers, works, and literary movements. These entries are supplementary to other literature titles in the Quick ... More
Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
"Anyone who is addicted to the richness of the English language or simply intrigued by the origin and meaning of an idiom like ‘teach your grandmother to suck eggs’ will ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (4 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Literature
Length:
601,068 words
Over 4,900 entries Based on the bestselling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable guide to all aspects of English literature. Over 4,900 new and ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (4 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
132,221 words
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'This dictionary's virtues and its plain-spokenness make it … as apt to the bedside table as to the desk: Dr Baldick is a Brewer for specialized tastes' – Times Literary ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2006
‘ground-breaking’, Writing Magazine This authoritative dictionary draws on Oxford's unrivalled bank of reference and language resources in order to explore ... More

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