By M. H. Abrams, Geoffrey Galt Harpham
Publish yr note: First released in 2005
First released fifty years in the past, A word list of Literary Terms continues to be an important textual content for all critical scholars of literature. Now totally up-to-date to mirror the most recent scholarship on contemporary and swiftly evolving serious theories, the tenth edition encompasses a whole word list of crucial literary phrases provided as a chain of attractive essays that discover the phrases, position them in context, and recommend similar entries and extra examining.
This integral, authoritative, and hugely reasonable reference covers phrases invaluable in discussing literature and literary historical past, conception, and feedback. ideal as a center textual content for introductory literary thought or as a complement to any literature path, this vintage paintings is a useful reference that scholars can proceed to exploit all through their educational careers.
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Black humor: 2. Black Mountain poets: 277. Black writers: 274. See also African-American writers. ” Of all English metrical forms it is closest to the natural rhythms of English speech, yet flexible and adaptive to diverse levels of discourse; as a result it has been more frequently and variously used than any other form of versification. Soon after blank verse was introduced by the Earl of Surrey in his translations of Books 2 and 4 of Virgil’s The Aeneid (about 1540), it became the standard meter for Elizabethan and later poetic drama; a free form of blank verse remained the medium in such twentieth-century verse plays as those by Maxwell Anderson and T.
The Black Aesthetic, ed. Addison Gayle (1971), includes essays that were important in establishing this mode of criticism by Ron Karenga, Don L. Lee, and Larry Neal, as well as by Gayle himself. See also Imamu Amiri Baraka, Home: Social Essays (1966), and editor with Larry Neal of Black Fire: An Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).
The bookseller, Horace indicates, advertises his commodities locally and also ships them abroad. ” Clearly, Horace distinguishes between material and authorial, or intellectual, ownership, in that the author, even if he retains no proprietary interest in a published book, retains the sole responsibility and credit for having accomplished the work that the text incorporates. (See M. H. ” in The Emperor Redressed: Critiquing Critical Theory, ed. ) Another revealing instance is provided by the publication of the First Folio of Shakespeare’s plays in 1623.
A Glossary of Literary Terms (10th Edition) by M. H. Abrams, Geoffrey Galt Harpham