Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms

Author(s): Ross C. Murfin

Literature

The second edition of this glossary presents clear, succinct definitions of more than 700 literary and critical terms. It covers traditional terms as well as many new terms that reflect changes in the way literature is now being taught. In addition to illustrative examples from canonical and contemporary literature, the glossary uses hundreds of references to popular culture, including television, movies, music, newspapers, and comic books.


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Ross Murfin is the author of "Swinburne, Lawrence, Hardy, and the Burden of Belief" (1978), "The Poetry of D. H. Lawrence: Texts and Contexts" (1983), "Sons and Lovers: A Novel of Division and Desire" (1987), "Lord Jim: After the Truth" (1992). of Conrad Revisited: Essays for the Eighties (1983). The series editor of Bedford/St. Martin's "Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism", he has also edited two volumes in the series, Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" (second edition 1996) and Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlett Letter" (1991).

ROSS MURFIN is Professor of English and provost of Southern Methodist University. He is the author of Swinburne, Lawrence, Hardy, and the Burden of Belief (1978), The Poetry of D. H. Lawrence: Texts and Contexts (1983), Sons and Lovers: A Novel of Division and Desire (1987), Lord Jim: After the Truth (1992), and the editor of Conrad Revisited: Essays for the Eighties (1983). The series editor of Bedford/St. Martin's popular Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism, he has also edited two volumes in the series, Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (second edition 1996) and Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter (1991). - SUPRYIA M. RAY is an Attorney in Seattle, where she works at the U.S. Court of Appeals. While studying for her B.A. at the University of Miami, she assisted Ross Murfin in the research and preparation of more than a dozen volumes in the Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism series.

Contents - About This Book - A Note on References and Cross-References - Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms - Index of Authors and Titles - About the Authors

General Fields

  • : 9781403905055
  • : Palgrave Macmillan Limited
  • : Palgrave Pivot
  • : April 2003
  • : 234mm X 152mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : very good
  • : 496
  • : index, glossary
  • : Ross C. Murfin
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd Revised edition