The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

Over 5,500 entries - all fully revised and updated for this new edition. Also features new entries, such as nature writing, Lee Child, and vampires in literature.
ISBN: 9780199608218
Author: Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper
Page: 816
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2012
Language: English

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Covers world fiction, literary theory, historical and cultural context.
Appendices include lists of literary prize winners, as well as a historical timeline charting the development of literature through the ages.
Extended entries give fascinating andinformative discursive overviews of major genres in fiction, including science fiction, fantasy, biography, and crime fiction.
Written by a team of more than 140 distinguished contributors, edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.
Based on the acclaimed7th edition of the Oxford Companion to English Literature, published in 2009.
Over 5,500 new and thoroughly revised A-Z entries, encompassing recent writers, scholarship, and approaches to literature.
Improved representation of many areas including postcolonial, African, black British, and children's literature
All appendices have been revised and updated
A-Z features recommended web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website


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