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A handbook to literature /
William Harmon.
edition
11th ed.
imprint
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2009.
description
ix, 708 p. : ill.
ISBN
0136014399 (alk. paper), 9780136014393 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2009.
isbn
0136014399 (alk. paper)
9780136014393 (alk. paper)
general note
"Based on earlier editions by William Flint Thrall, Addison Hibbard, and C. Hugh Holman."
catalogue key
6386295
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
The definitive reference on literature in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling,and information technology. The website ( www.prenhall.com/harmon ) offers a handy glossary of key terms, a pronunciation key for select terms, pre- and post-tests on the terms, flash cards for key terms, a literary timeline, and links for all winners of the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize.Covers a wide range of terms, centered in literature but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics, literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and information science. For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.
Main Description
The definitive reference on literature in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. The website (www.prenhall.com/harmon) offers a handy glossary of key terms, a pronunciation key for select terms, pre- and post-tests on the terms, flash cards for key terms, a literary timeline, and links for all winners of the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize. Covers a wide range of terms, centered in literature but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics, literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and information science. For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.
Long Description
The definitive reference on literature in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. The website (www.prenhall.com/harmon) offers a handy glossary of key terms, a pronunciation key for select terms, pre- and post-tests on the terms, flash cards for key terms, a literary timeline, and links for all winners of the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize. KEY TOPICS: Covers a wide range of terms, centered in literature but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics, literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and information science. MARKET: for anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.
Long Description
The "definitive," contemporary reference on literature and literary criticism in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. Covers a wide range of terms, most centered in literature, but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics and literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and computing and information science terms. For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.
Bowker Data Service Summary
A reference to literature & literary criticism, this book offers an alphabetical listing of important terms & facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, & information technology.
Back Cover Copy
What Is MyLiteratureLab? MyLiteratureLabis a state-of-the-art, interactive and instructive solution for use in literature courses. It provides access to a wealth of resources all geared to meet the individual teaching and learning needs of every instructor and every student. It introduces a whole new dimension to the study of literature with an amazing online resource, tutorial, and author videos. Key Features Writing And Research: Tools And TechniquesFrom formulating an original idea to citing sources, MyLiteratureLaboffers guidance through every step of the writing process. The Literary Elements: Testing Your Knowledge:Through diagnostic tests, interactive readings, and a comprehensive glossary, MyLiteratureLabwill enhance understanding of even the most complex literary terms and elements. Additional Literary Resources: A range of additional resources provide extra material for writing about, researching, and learning literature. For more information, please visitwww.myliteraturelab.com
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What Is MyLiteratureLab? MyLiteratureLabis a state-of-the-art, interactive and instructive solution for use in literature courses. It provides access to a wealth of resources all geared to meet the individual teaching and learning needs of every instructor and every student. It introduces a whole new dimension to the study of literature with an amazing online resource, tutorial, and author videos. Key Features Writing And Research: Tools And TechniquesFrom formulating an original idea to citing sources,MyLiteratureLaboffers guidance through every step of the writing process. The Literary Elements: Testing Your Knowledge:Through diagnostic tests, interactive readings, and a comprehensive glossary,MyLiteratureLabwill enhance understanding of even the most complex literary terms and elements. Additional Literary Resources: A range of additional resources provide extra material for writing about, researching, and learning literature. For more information, please visit www.myliteraturelab.com
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What Is MyLiteratureLab? MyLiteratureLab is a state-of-the-art, interactive and instructive solution for use in literature courses. It provides access to a wealth of resources all geared to meet the individual teaching and learning needs of every instructor and every student. It introduces a whole new dimension to the study of literature with an amazing online resource, tutorial, and author videos. Key Features Writing And Research: Tools And Techniques From formulating an original idea to citing sources, MyLiteratureLab offers guidance through every step of the writing process. The Literary Elements: Testing Your Knowledge: Through diagnostic tests, interactive readings, and a comprehensive glossary, MyLiteratureLab will enhance understanding of even the most complex literary terms and elements. Additional Literary Resources: A range of additional resources provide extra material for writing about, researching, and learning literature. For more information, please visit www.myliteraturelab.com
Table of Contents
Preface to the Eleventh Edition
To the User
Handbook to Literature
Outline of Literary History: British and American
Appendices
A Table of Monetary Terms and Values
Nobel Prizes for Literature
Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction
Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry
Pulitzer Prizes for Drama
Index of Proper Names
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