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The Concise Oxford Companion To English Literature


Author : Margaret Drabble
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2007


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Based on the best-selling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature. Over 5,500 entries give unrivalled coverage of writers, works, historical context, literary theory, allusions, characters, and plot summaries. Discursive feature entries supply a wealth of information about important genres in literature. For the 3rd edition, the dictionary has been fully revised and updated. It now includes expanded coverage of world authors including notable authors in translation, coverage of new authors and titles, and new feature entries on short stories and metre. The appendices listing literary prize-winners, including the Nobel, Man Booker, and Pulitzer prizes, have all been updated. There is also a new timeline, chronicling the development of literature from its origins up to the present day. Written originally by a team of more than 140 distinguished contributors working under prizewinning author Margaret Drabble's editorial direction, and extensively updated and expanded for this new edition, this book provides essential reference for English students, teachers, and all other readers of literature in English.

The Concise Oxford Companion To English Literature


Author : Dinah Birch
language : en
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Release Date : 2013-05-30


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Based on the bestselling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature. Over 5,500 new and revised A to Z entries give unrivalled coverage of writers, works, historical context, literary theory, allusions, characters, and plot summaries. Discursive feature entries supply a wealth of information about important genres in literature. For this fourth edition, the dictionary has been fully revised and updated to include expanded coverage of postcolonial, African, black British, and children's literature, as well as improved representation in the areas of science fiction, biography, travel literature, women's writing, gay and lesbian writing, and American literature. The appendices listing literary prize winners, including the Nobel, Man Booker, and Pulitzer prizes, have all been updated and there is also a timeline, chronicling the development of English literature from c. 1000 to the present day. Many entries feature recommended web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. Written originally by a team of more than 140 distinguished authors and extensively updated for this new edition, this book provides an essential point of reference for English students, teachers, and all other readers of literature in English.

The Oxford Companion To English Literature


Author : Margaret Drabble
language : zh-CN
Publisher:
Release Date : 2000


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本书是《牛津英国文学指南》的最新版本。引进后作为“英美文学文库”的一册。对具有历史的及现代的重要意义的作家、作品、组织等均有简明介绍外,还收入了二十世纪新派文人.

The Oxford Companion To Twentieth Century Literature In English


Author : Jenny Stringer
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 1996


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Discusses the major literary figures in the English-speaking world

The Concise Oxford Companion To English Literature


Author : Margaret Drabble
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2003


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This is a book 'one turns to with constant pleasure' (TLS). The classic guide to English literature, fully updated and revised for this paperback new edition. Based on the best-selling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this is an indispensable, compact guide to all aspects of English literature. Written by a team of more than 140 distinguished contributors working under Margaret Drabble's editorial direction, this handy reference work provides the reader with unrivalled coverageof writers, works, historical context, literary theory, allusions, characters, and plot summaries. Extensively updated and expanded for this new edition, this book provides essential reading for readers. New entries on modern authors such as Jim Crace and Ben Elton have been added, alongside new entries on topics such as travel writing and Anglo-Indian literature. Over 5,500 entries provide a wide coverage, including entries on the literature of other countries. The fully-updated appendiceslist literary prize-winners, including the Nobel, Man Booker prize, and Pulitzer prizes.

Concise Oxford Companion To The English Language


Author : Roshan McArthur
language : en
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2005


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A cornucopia covering virtually every aspect of the English language as well as language in general, from abbreviations to split infinitives, including substantial entries on key subjects such as African English, etymology, Pidgin, poetry, sexism, and slang. In addition, provides bibliographies for the larger entries, generous cross-referencing, etymologies for headwords, a chronology of English from Roman times to 1990, and an index of people who appear in entries or bibliographies. Packed with surprises, the Companion will be an invaluable resource and a good read for anyone with an interest in the English language.--From publisher description.

The Oxford Companion To English Literature


Author : Margaret Drabble
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1985


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