By Abrams, Meyer Howard; Harpham, Geoffrey Galt
First released fifty years in the past, A word list OF LITERARY phrases continues to be an important textual content for all severe scholars of literature. Now totally up to date to mirror the most recent scholarship on contemporary and quickly evolving severe theories, the 10th variation encompasses a entire thesaurus of crucial literary phrases offered as a chain of enticing essays that discover the phrases, position them in context, and recommend comparable entries and extra interpreting. This crucial, authoritative, and hugely reasonable reference covers phrases worthwhile in discussing literature and literary heritage, idea, and feedback. excellent as a middle textual content for introductory literary conception or as a complement to any literature direction, this vintage paintings is a useful reference that scholars can proceed to exploit all through their educational careers
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A. Bürger’s very popular “Lenore” (1774)—which soon became widely read and influential in an English translation—and Goethe’s “Erlkönig” (1782). ” Coleridge’s “Ancient Mariner,” on the other hand, of which the first version also appeared in Lyrical Ballads, opens with the abrupt and impersonal third-person narration of the traditional ballad: It is an ancient Mariner And he stoppeth one of three…. See W. J. Entwistle, European Balladry (rev. , 1951); M. J. C. , 1962); John A. and Alan Lomax, American Ballads and Folk Songs (1934); D.
Beast fable: 9. Beat writers: Beat writers identifies a loose-knit group of poets and novelists, in the second half of the 1950s and early 1960s, who shared a set of social attitudes—antiestablishment, antipolitical, anti-intellectual, opposed to the prevailing cultural, literary, and moral values, and in favor of unfettered selfrealization and self-expression. The Beat writers often performed in coffeehouses and other public places, to the accompaniment of drums or jazz music. ) “Beat” was used to signify both “beaten down” (that is, by the oppressive culture of the time) and “beatific” (many of the Beat writers cultivated ecstatic states by way of Buddhism, Jewish and Christian mysticism, and/ or drugs that induced visionary experiences).
Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 30 BLACK COMEDY Anthology of Afro-American Writing (1968); Stephen Henderson, Understanding the New Black Poetry (1973); and the text, biographies, and bibliographies for “The Black Arts Movement: 1960–1970” in The Norton Anthology of African American Literature, ed.
A glossary of literary terms by Abrams, Meyer Howard; Harpham, Geoffrey Galt